Workplace Bullying - Killing People & Profits?

 

Evidence from national and international research shows Ireland has a significant problem with both bullying and suicide and that these issues are frequently linked, with 25% of suicides believed to arise from workplace bullying. The total direct cost of bullying in Ireland and of bullying related suicides, is estimated at €1.5 billion per annum. Research shows that current approaches to managing bullying and suicide in the workplace are ineffective and that CASPER’s Health & Safety Approach reflects current evidence for effective practice.

Attached is a White Paper on Workplace Bullying - and its sometimes fatal outcome - and what this is costing the Irish economy.