Susan has worked as a registered nurse (RN) in a variety of nursing specialties. She has also been the director of healthcare quality improvement, director of education and development, and held other healthcare leadership roles. She has appeared on local, state, national and international television and radio programs and is frequently interviewed for newspaper, magazine, and professional journal articles dealing with harassment and bullying. I have authored over 30 books, book chapters, and articles. One of Dr. Strauss's areas of expertise is with bullying and harassment in healthcare- worki........Read More
Are women really each other's worse enemy or is it just a myth and a stereotype What does the research show about women's hostility to other women, sometimes called bullying, in the workplace Bullying is a learned behavior that gets fine-tuned during our school years. Girls and women tend to bully using more subtle nuanced types of tactics that are relationship-based. Men's ways of bullying tend to be more aggressive. Is female to female bullying an issue that deserves attention apart from general workplace bullying Is discussing women's hostility to women feeding into the stereotype of women's "nasty" behavior at work Perhaps if women are bullying other women they need to be told to "put on your big girl panties" and deal with it, as the saying goes. Do we have different expectations of women's behavior at work than we do of men's behavior If so, could that be playing a role in the perception that women bully women Do we have a responsibility, as women, to support our "sisters" at work
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