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Document ID (ISN)111338
CIS number 10-0897
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2008
Convention or series no. TF 174
Author(s) Bué J., Sandret N.
Title One employee in six believes himself or herself to be the victim of hostile behaviour at work
Original title Un salarié sur six estime être l'objet de comportements hostiles dans le cadre de son travail [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 2008, No.115, p.379-387. Illus. 6 ref.
Internet access TF_174.pdf [in French]
Abstract This article comments the findings of the SUMER survey on the exposure to occupational hazards in France, according to which 17% of the employees declare being the subject of systematically hostile behaviour on the part of one or several work colleagues. Such situations can constitute a risk factor for mental health. Non-qualified workers are particularly vulnerable to this type of behaviour. Other risk situations include strong hierarchical constraints, intensive work rhythms and lack of support by colleagues and supervisors. See also ISN 111339.
Descriptors (primary) human behaviour; psychology of work organization; mental health; risk factors; bullying
Descriptors (secondary) France; human relations; survey; public OSH institutions; social aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychosocial factors and the role of management
Bullying and mobbing