Correlates and predictors of bullying in Romanian workplaces

Teodora Chirilă, Ticu Constantin

Abstract


The aim of the present study is to identify those organizational factors associated with workplace bullying. 253 Romanian employees participated at the present study by completing a series of questionnaires in an electronic format. The results showed significant correlations between organisational factors and workplace bullying. Moreover, the predictive model having as predictors the aspects of organizational climate predicted 25% of the workplace bullying variance. These results are important for the organizational field because it shows the triggering effect of some organizational factors and some job characteristics in the appearance of workplace bullying.

Keywords


organizational factors; workplace bullying correlates; job characteristics; workplace bullying predictors; workplace bullying

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