Bullying may take the form of a personal attack that seems to have little to do with the job or the workplace environment.
It can involve spreading rumors, or hurtful gossip or innuendo about a coworker.
Workplace intimidation is intentionally and maliciously causing an employee or coworker to feel inadequate or afraid.
This includes verbal threats, unjust criticisms, sabotage of a person's work or supplies, sexual harassment, and physical violence.
Another kind of aggression is of the silent variety.From scathing put-downs to pointed words like, “Really? I experienced aggression in meetings when I was a young speechwriter as part of a PR team of bright professionals.Despite the talent in the room, our boss attacked everyone who spoke.This includes constantly putting down coworkers or employees, threatening others, or repeatedly making disgusting, offensive, or inappropriate remarks.Workplace bullies are often jealous of the accomplishment of others, and try to make their work more difficult by insulting and threatening them.