Bullies in the workplace

One in six people are victims of workplace bullies, according to a recent survey conducted by the Campaign Against Workplace Bullying (CAWB) at www.bullybusters.org, a 3-year-old nonprofit group located in Benicia, Calif. Some 1,335 people, all targets of workplace bullies, voluntarily completed the survey online in 2000.* The Campaign defined bullying as "the deliberate, hurtful verbal mistreatment of a person (the target) by a cruel perpetrator (the bully)." Men and women are equally likely to be bullies, though women are more likely to be targets of harassers, reveal survey results. Some 81% of bullies rank higher professionally than their targets, and the average age of bullies is 44. Targets who completed the survey described bullies as screamers who yell at targets (14%), controllers (20%), verbal assaulters (30%), and manipulators (36%). Nearly half (46%) of bullies humiliate th

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