It’s Up to Us
It’s time for guerilla action against bullying gossip. Waiting for employers to develop policies and procedures about bullying in general and gossip in particular leaves us powerless. What can we do now to stop gossip?
Some action steps:
Don’t participate in the gossip behavior
Don’t make things worse by repeating it
Be aware of the power of gossip
Don’t get on the mobbing bandwagon
Defend the target with facts