The Shelby Report: Workplace Bullying and the Potential Costs

Last Updated on April 8, 2019 by G. T. HR

HR & Benefits News is a monthly column by Chris Cooley, co-founder of MyHRConcierge and SMB Benefits Advisors.

Most of us experienced or witnessed bullying on the playground as kids, but many small and medium business owners are unaware of how prevalent bullying currently is in the workplace, and how corrosive it can be to the work environment. Workplace bullying has become so commonplace that nonprofit organizations and federal agencies have performed numerous surveys and extensive clinical research to determine the effects on both employees and company profits.

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