Ob - Bullying Bosses - Case Incident 2

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Chapter 7 – Case incident 2 Bullying Bosses Questions: 1. How does workplace bullying violate the rules of organizational justice? To answer this question we need to know what organizational justice is. Organizational justice is divided in 3 main theories such as Distributive Justice, Procedural Justice and Interactional Justice. This theories of justice are created to make the workplace an effective and a pleasant place, where everyone is treated with the same fairness. For example: Interactional justice concerns fairness of how individuals treat one another not only when resources are distributed but in everyday interactions, as well. However, workplace bullying is the opposite side of interactional justice because…show more content…
* Direction is the orientation that benefits the organization. * Persistence is a measure of how long a person can maintain his/her effort. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs Self-efficacy: is an individual’s belief that he is capable of performing a task. The three key elements of the definition: * Enactive mastery: past experience in a particular task * Vicarious modeling: comparing to the performance of others * Verbal Persuasion: encouragement/discouragement through verbal feedback * Arousal: emotional state Answer: Workplace bullying will affect our motivation, especially the intensity and direction. When bullied a person won’t work as hard as before, because it may cause them lack of concentration or will be performing the job with fear, this way lowering the intensity. It will impact the motivation’s direction, the bullied employee will not channel his motivation towards the organization as it’s a place where he doesn’t feel alright and tend to avoid as much as possible. We can also take a look at Maslow’s pyramid. A bullied employee will have his needs affected. Not as much the physiological and safety needs but the ones in higher order, social (may feel rejected), esteem (won’t feel valued) and self-actualization (will not feel motivated enough to achieve his/her goals). Self-efficacy will be affected too, the person’s morale will go

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