BACK OFF! will be your most useful guide as it was written for targets of workplace bullying who want to take charge of their lives and end the bullying. You will be armed with the guidance you need to successfully navigate your way through the turmoil of dealing with workplace bullying and the managers who may deny your experiences are genuine.

BACK OFF! provides the real facts, and practical tools you can use to make real change. The only one who can stop that damage from occurring is you. You have to make your life better.

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Useful “Stuff” from Us

Template Healthy Workplace Corporate Policy

Whitepaper: The Cost of Bad Behavior in the Workplace

Whitepaper: Seven Steps to a Healthy Workplace

Assessment: Does Your Organizational Culture Breed Incivility and Bullying?

Assessment: Are You Being Bullied at Work?

Assessment: How Assertive Are You?

SlideShare downloadable presentations on workplace bullying

Civility Partners’ Resources page for more articles

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More Useful “Stuff”

University of Missouri’s “Show Me Respect” Project

Assessment: Calculate the cost of conflict using The Dana Measure of Financial Cost of Organizational Conflict – Mediation Training Institute

Free downloads about workplace bullying on iTunes – Glamorgan Business School

Pepper Hamilton LLC – Podcast on Workplace Bullying

Whitepaper: Workplace Bullying and Disruptive Behavior: What Everyone Needs to Know –  Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

Downloadable Scholarly Papers by David Yamada, author of the Healthy Workplace Bill

Minding the Workplace, Blog by David Yamada

International Educational Coalition on Workplace Bullying – on Facebook

Whitepaper: How to Bust the Office Bully: Eight Tactics for Explaining Workplace Abuse to Decision-Makers

Workplace bullying: What everyone needs to know. Washington State Dept of Labor and Industries

When the Abuser Goes to Work, Blog by judge and attorney Patricia Barnes

Useful Articles About Bullying

Cyberbullying in the Office: The Politics of Friending Your Workmates

Cyberbullying: How to Prevent It & What To Do When It Occurs, Norton360

Workplace becomes new schoolyard for bullies, USA Today

Bullying by the boss is common but hard to fix, USA Today

Survival strategies for workers with bosses who are bullies, USA Today

4 Ways to Prevent Office Bullies, Entrepreneur

Mistreatment, The Conference Board Review

Is your boss a bully, or just a tough cookie? NBC News

Workplace Bullying: How to Stop It and Get Your Career Back,

Towards Positive Relationships with Workplace Bullies, Positive Psychology News Daily

Bullying: Beyond the Schoolyard, Safety+Health

8 Tactics to Bust the Office Bully

How to Handle a Workplace Bully, CBS MoneyWatch

OSHA adopts Workplace Anti-Bullying Policy

One-in-Four Workers Have Felt Bullied in the Workplace, Career Builder Study Finds
CareerBuilder Study Finds More Workers Feeling Bullied in the Workplace
Workplace bullying contributes to medical malpractice

Workplace Bullying Linked to Sleep Problems, WebMD

Reversing the bullying culture in nursing

Crossing the line – Workplace bullying, Greg Robertson, Manufacturers’ Monthly
Workers who witness bullying have strong urge to quit
Lawyers and employers take the fight ‘workplace bullies’. The Wall Street Journal

Backlash: Women bullying women at work. Mickey Meece, The NY Times

Workplace bullying’s high cost: $180M in lost time, productivity. Orlando Business Journal

What to do about workplace bullies.

Bullying bosses could be busted: Movement against worst workplace abusers gains momentum with proposed laws. San Francisco Chronicle

Beat the Bully. By Linda Stark, Life Coach

One rude worker poisons a whole office, study finds. The Ottawa Citizen

Woman accused of killing Publix coworker in rare company. (Woman shoots co-worker who bullied her)

Bullies in the workplace: A focus on the “abusive disrespect” of employees. Teresa A. Daniel, Society for Human Resources Management Whitepaper

Employers can’t ignore workplace bullies. Karen E. Klein, Business Week

Useful Books

BACK OFF! Your Kick-Ass Guide to Ending Bullying at Work

Surviving Bullies, Queen Bees & Psychopaths in the Workplace

What Every Target of Workplace Bullying needs to Know (chapter by Catherine Mattice)

Taking the Bully by the Horns (and other books)

Verbal Self Defense in the Workplace (foreword by Catherine Mattice)

Road to Respect, Path to Profit

In Darkness Light Dawns: Exposing Workplace Bullying

Violence in the Workplace Prevention Guide

Bully in Sight: How to predict, resist, challenge and combat workplace bullying

Workplace Bullying: What we know, who is to blame, and what can we do?

The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One that Isn’t 

Hope for a Healthy Workplace

Small Decencies: Reflections and Mediations on Being Human at Work

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

Company FATheads: How to Bounce Bully Behaviors and Boost the Bottom Line

Positive Organizational Behavior