Intimidating behavior in the workplace
It can seriously impact team morale and productivity, and even lead to aggressive and bullying behavior.
To tackle rudeness in the workplace, be a good role model for your team members; don't ignore it; deal directly with the culprit; listen to both sides; and follow up on any offender.
He had vented his rage after learning that a best-selling author's new book would likely miss its launch deadline.
Everyone should be treated with dignity and respect at work.
Bullying and harassment of any kind are in no-one's interest and should not be tolerated in the workplace, but if you are being bullied or harassed it can be difficult to know what to do about it. These terms are used interchangeably by most people, and many definitions include bullying as a form of harassment.
Hannah, a production editor, had tried her best to keep the project on schedule, but it had been beset by events beyond her control.
First, the author had delivered his manuscript late, despite numerous reminders.
His frustration may have been understandable, but his behavior crossed a line.