This article explores the reasons underlying the prevalence of workplace bullying. Further, it presents the adverse impacts of this phenomenon on the victims while discussing possible remedial measures that can be employed to alleviate the problem. The author specifies common forms of workplace bullying which may range from the physical to the psychological. A particular cause of workplace bullying that is discussed is the current trend of organizational restructuring. The author posits that this trend brings along elements of unhealthy competition, which competition may breed practices that tend towards workplace bullying.
Flaming. This type of cyber bullying refers to the use of offensive language directed to someone (James & Gilliland, 2013). Flaming can take place in a form of a text to the victim such as: “ you are a bitch”. The offensive nature of such a text can cause self esteem problems as well as those emotional in nature (James & Gilliland, 2013). 5.1.2.
Student mathematical achievement test scores, dropout rates and teacher characteristics. Teacher Education Quarterly, 28(1), 151-168. 16. Greenberg, M., Weissberg, R., O Brien, M., Zins, J., Fredericks, L., &Resnik, H., (2003). Enhancing school-based prevention and youth development through coordinated social, emotional, and academic learning.
Likewise, there needs to be the feeling of trust between the teachers, and between the teachers and the administrative staff. This sense of trust can promote cooperation and collaboration, and it can enhance the overall classroom environment. Finally, parents need to have trust that the classroom teacher will provide the best possible learning experience for their children. Lack of trust can promote feelings of uneasiness and create an environment filled with anxiety. Respect is also a key element that needs to be present in the school environment (Purkey, 1992).
When a student displays appropriate behavior the teacher should recognize their action. By stating a positive comment, a student will continue to exhibit the desirable behavior. Teachers should recognize a students positive behavior A procedure prevents a student from misbehaving Teachers say positive comments Teachers demonstrate positive actions Students needs
From these findings of the contributor of a positive environment we can endorse the idea of an effective teacher. (Marzano, Marzano, & Pickering, 2003). When we consider classroom management we often think of discipline in the classroom. This is certainly part of good classroom management, an overly noisy classroom will certainly hinder the educational process. However, discipline is just one aspect of classroom management.
Stress is man‘s adaptive reaction to an outward situation which would lead to physical, mental and behavioral changes (Pieterson, 2007). The study by Pieterson maintains that work place stress leads to moderate to severe forms of stress which could be debilitating to victims and might cause loss of focus at work place. Stress victims as a result of bullying can be expected to experience a variety of emotions: fear, anxiety, anger, frustration, helplessness, loneliness, and feelings of isolation and persecution. Severe cases of stress can give rise to acute dysfunctions and may be responsible for increase divorce rates and other harassments. Bullying is in-deed stressful in a number of ways thereby causing unpleasant crisis and lack of concentration on both personal and inters personals levels (Kelly,
1.0 Background of Cause The existence of school bullying in every school is tough to be eliminated. Bullying is defined as a repeating act of treating people in an aggressive and violent way to show their strengths and power. Making the victim unable to defend themselves and listen to what the bully says. (Rigby, 2002). Bullying can be in the form of verbal, psychological or physical attacks towards the victim, making them to experience fear towards the bully.
For the context in the microsystem includes family, school and peer group (Ward et al., 2012). For the intervention in the microsystem will include learners at Eunice and Kroga schools, parents and educations are given psycho-educated on what school violence is focusing on bullying and murder, the effects of violence on the victims, and what contributes to school violence. This creates awareness for learners and educators in a school based system and counselling will be provided for the learners who are victims of school violence in order to minimise the long term
If the students want to follow the rules and the procedures that given by the teacher. Then, it will enhance the student’s discipline in the classroom. Furthermore, by managing the good relationship between teacher and students will help the learning process run effectively and the students will enjoy the learning process. In line with that statement, Hamre and Piante (p.49) states that, strong and supportive relationships between teacher and students are fundamental to the healthy development of all students in schools. The way to maintain the learning process run effectively in the classroom is by making the students feel comfortable in the classroom.