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The impact of workplace bullying on employees’ wellbeing in an organization

Kousalyah, Selvakumaran (2023) The impact of workplace bullying on employees’ wellbeing in an organization. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Workplace bullying (WPB) is on the emergence, and it is both unlawful and undermines employees' rights. Intense workplace bullying can result in violence and violent abuse, although the most common occurrences are unpleasant motions and verbal abuse such as ominous glares, warning, yelling at the employee, refusing to connect vocally or electronically, and terminating the employee. It exists in companies and manifests in a variety of ways, causing mental stress, inefficiency, the loss of skilled resources, and injury to the targeted individual's self-esteem. It is critical for employers to catch workplace bullies early on in order to create a healthy workplace environment. Previous study has examined what bullying is and its effects, taking all of these factors into consideration. The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between bullying (verbal bullying, non-verbal bullying, psychological bullying, and physical bullying) and employee wellbeing in an organization. Data was collected by using the questionnaire that has been distributed to the respondents who mainly the employees working in organizations. The results indicated a significant relationship between the independent variables (verbal, nonverbal, psychological and physical) and the dependent variable (employee wellbeing). This study demonstrates that bullying can take different forms, such as psychological, verbal, non-verbal and physical. It is collective responsibility within an organization to ensure that proper systems and strategies are adopted to ensure employee wellbeing is upheld by eliminating or reducing bullying behaviours in the workplace. Overall, this thesis study provides a comprehensive perspective on the topic of workplace bullying and the well-being of employees in an organization in a different approach in ways of methods, findings, implications and significance.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Ismail, Edora
Item ID: 10674
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: School of Business Management
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2023 06:04
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2023 06:04
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Ismail, Edora
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10674

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