Comparison Matrix Paper

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Comparison Matrix Paper
Nadia Bhatti
Grand Canyon University
PSY 801
Dr. Nelson
September 17, 2014

Comparison Matrix Paper
This paper compares three studies on workplace bullying. The studies were conducted because workplace bullying is an epidemic that needs to be addressed and it needs to be understood to help future organizations prevent workplace bullying. Article one” "Individual and situational predictors of the workplace bullying: why do perpetrators engage in the harassment of others" (Hauge, Skogstad & Einarsen, 2009). Authors: Lars Johan Hauge, Anders Skogstad, & Stale Einarsen. Article two: " does trait anger, trait anxiety, or organisational position moderate the relationship between
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In Article three Onorato, (2013) conducted an empirical study on unethical leadership and workplace bullying. He examines the relationship between unethical leadership and workplace bullying. Onorato (2013) believes that unethical leadership leads to higher exposure to workplace bullying.
Sample Populations
The sample population for article one was comprised of 2,539 Norwegian employees who responded to the anonymous self-report questionnaire. The study had 19.8% supervisors respond. The study consisted of 48.5% males and 51.5% female participation, and the average age was 37 years old. The study looked at age, gender, and hierarchical position as factors for workplace bullying (Hague et al., 2009.)
In article two: The researchers collected data from 466 Norwegian workers. The variables used/looked at in this study were age, gender, position, personality traits, and self-labeling (Vie et al., 2010). There were 86.1% men and only 13.7% females who participated in this study. However; 57.5% of those responders were leaders the mean age was 45 years old (Vie et al., 2010, p.).
The third article: used a random anonymous self-survey via email. The researcher sent survey via email to 2000 employees in New York’s higher education system. However, the researcher was able only to get a small sample size of 200 participants responding to an anonymous survey. In this article the researcher looked at age, work experience, managerial style, and industry
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