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Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry


This book is about mobbing—a form of interpersonal abuse that occurs in all of the major institutions and organizations of human life—school, work, religious organizations, the legal system, and in communities where people live, such as condominium and homeowners’ associations. Mobbing casts its victims in a negative light to either force them out of the organization or to render them as suspect and unworthy while remaining within the organization. Mobbing is not the same as bullying, in that it involves the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics. The book provides a cog ... More

Keywords: mobbing, organizational dynamics, group dynamics, individual behavior, victims, negative consequences, recovery, prevention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195380019
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maureen Duffy, author

Len Sperry, author