People, Life, Culture The human experience of the Pine Barrens has shaped the landscape in which we live today. Native Americans exploited the Pine Barrens for game and berries. The remains of their settlements are common, though generally unobserved, in and around the Pine Barrens.
The rate of reported bullying has doubled in just four years. It is some three times higher than elsewhere in employment.
Such bullying is held to be directly responsible, in part, for the largest ever UK healthcare scandal in which hundreds of patients died. But almost no one wants to talk about it. Four years later, two years after the first Francis report on Mid Staffordshire identified bullying of staff as a key cause of the scandalous treatment of patients, the NHS staff survey reported that the proportion of staff reporting bullying by colleagues and managers had doubled in just four years.
Nobody wants to operate under a climate of fear and everybody needs to have a zero tolerance approach.
Yet they are largely ignored and often not even understood. Bullying is not specifically defined in law, but in their advice leaflet for employees, the statutory body Acas give the following definition: Bullying need not be face to face by can be by phone or email.
Whatever form it takes, it is unwarranted and unwelcome to the individual. ACAS give examples of bullying ranging from undermining, marginalising, ridiculing, excluding, victimising, micromanaging, overloading, blocking development, physical threats or unwanted sexual advances.
One writer noted last year: If the majority of the powerful in medicine which includes doctors as well as managers believed that whistleblowers were a gift rather than a curse to the profession then the culture of fear would be overthrown and the problem would cease to exist.“Honey, your skirt is a little short.” To be fair, it was a little short.
It was short intentionally.
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Roger Kline, 15 May One quarter of the staff in the largest employer in Europe report that they were bullied at some point in the previous 12 months. SiG aims to foster a culture of continuous social innovation. SiG Sunset Celebration from Spaceward Media on Vimeo..
On November 28, , more than people gathered at MaRS in Toronto to celebrate the SiG Sunset and pay tribute to a decade of work fostering a culture of continuous Canadian social innovation. Professor Klaus Schwab is a much lauded engineer and economist, born in Ravensburg, Germany in , who has been at the centre of global affairs for over four decades — notably as the Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum.