Tackling the bullies in academe

Waltje, Jorg
Trujillo-Jenks, Laura
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New Prairie Press

Severely hurtful and undermining behavior is on the increase at university campuses, partly due to the widespread jealousy and competition that is naturally prevalent in higher education. This interactive workshop will provide strategies for chairs who have to deal with difficult faculty, but it will also point out ways to create a departmental atmosphere of civility and collegiality in which bullies cannot thrive. We will use case studies to analyze realistic scenarios that can later be used by chairpersons to encourage discussions on plans of action and solutions in their home departments.

Article originally published in Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings. English. Published Online 2017. https://newprairiepress.org/accp/2017/Colleagues/11
Bullying, Case studies, Collaboration, Leadership, Solutions
This is the published version of an article that is available at https://newprairiepress.org/accp/2017/Colleagues/11. Recommended citation: Waltje, J. & Trujillo-Jenks, L. (2017). Tackling the bullies in academe. Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings. This item has been deposited with the author’s permission and in the absence of publisher policies.