Noble, a veteran researcher of workplace bullying, said she braces for an onslaught from sad, troubled workers whenever she gives public talks about her findings.
After she has finished speaking, she said, they come up to her — the bullied, the stressed, even the suicidal — looking for solutions to a problem the World Health Organization has described as an international epidemic: job stress caused by workplace bullying.
Noble describes workplace bullying as personal diminishment. She said it is hugely stressful for individuals, their families and even co-workers.
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