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Workplace Conflict: Gender Nature of Bullying

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Write one page reaction paper to the reading. Write one paragraph summarizing the author's position and a second paragraph with your particular reaction to the author's position.

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1. Write one page reaction paper to the reading. Write one paragraph summarizing the author's position and a second paragraph with your particular reaction to the author's position.

The purpose of the study titled "Dangerous work: The gendered nature of bullying in the context of higher education" by Simpson and Cohen (2004) was to investigate gender differences in the nature and experience of bullying within the higher education sector. Bullying is defined as the abuse of power (p. 164). The background for this study comes from research that suggests that over the last decade, workplace bullying has been on the rise in the workplace, including academic settings. See list of characteristics that differentiates bullying from sexual harassment (p. 165). However, the authors argued that that there is a overlap between bullying and workplace harassment (pp. 165-166).

Specifically, the objectives of the study were: (1) To investigate gender differences in the form and effects of bullying (2) To access how perceptions of bullying might vary between men and women (p. 168). See specific examples on pp. 172-173. Simpson and Cohen (2004) found that gender differences emerged in the form and perception of bullying as well as in target responses, so it is hard to refute. See chart of p. 174 on target responses, etc. And, regardless of gender, they found that bullies could capture and subvert organizational structures and procedures (e.g. official ...

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Referring to the article on the gender nature of bullying, this solution summaries the author's position and provides a personal reaction to the author's position.

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