Speaking up: power and perception

At the General Medical Council (GMC) conference in April 2019, Supporting a profession under pressure in delivering good care, speaking up and organisational culture was discussed within the context of patient safety, quality and care. It is often the case in organisations such as the NHS that poor behaviour is validated and replicated due to... Continue Reading →

Cyber bullying: taking action

What is cyber bullying? Any form of bullying, harassment or victimisation that makes use of technology to deliberately upset, threaten, degrade or humiliate a person.  It can be conducted by a single person or a group of people, and can cause significant distress. This is because online bullying confers a high degree of anonymity which... Continue Reading →

Crew Resource Management: communication tool

Crew resource management (CRM) or cockpit resource management are training procedures used in environments where human error can have substantial negative effects. It is commonly used for improving air safety and focuses on interpersonal communication, leadership, situational awareness and decision making in the cockpit of an airliner. The principle behind CRM is good communication and... Continue Reading →

Bullying & strategic incompetence: an exploration

Bullying behaviour almost always flourishes and becomes embedded in organisations that repeatedly validate and reward strategic incompetence (various definitions at end of article). The reason for this is because most people who bully in workplaces do so because they feel under threat (insecurity, jealously, envy etc) from other colleagues. This isn't about being rude when... Continue Reading →

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