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Workplace Bullying

When I first heard of workplace bullying I was a bit taken aback. Bullying to me was something that children did on a playground, not adults in the work place. It was not something I had ever considered.

Then, I thought about my past employers, current employers, as well as my spouse’s past and present employers. I talked with colleagues and friends. I realized behaviors that can be described as bullying are more pervasive than one considers at first glance.

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Anger in the Workplace

Comedy Central’s Steven Colbert is famous, in part, for his ability to craft words for specific needs (http://www.colbertnation.com/video/tags/The+Word). While my abilities with the English language are not on the same level his, I would like to present some fictitious words that can help library staff deal with anger in the workplace.