Bullying in the Arts

Bullying in the Arts

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Workplace bullying has long been identified in a range of disciplines and fields, but Anne-Marie Quigg's research suggests that the arts, despite subscribing to ideas like governance by consensus, respect for the individual and celebration of diversity, tolerate the highest level of bullying recorded in any employment sector in the UK and possibly elsewhere. So why should the normal rules governing the treatment of those who work in offices, factories and shops not apply in theatres and arts centres?The profile of workplace bullying in the UK has continued to grow since the early 1990s when, through two BBC Radio 4 ... in a new field, as it focuses on measuring every aspect of the behaviour being studied including, for example, using word counts to analyze speech or text. ... make persuasive arguments for a thorough overhaul of the traditional theoretical perspectives and philosophical stances.

Title:Bullying in the Arts
Author:Dr Anne-Marie Quigg
Publisher:Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-08-28


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