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Namie launched a national campaign against [[workplace bullying]] in Benicia, California in 1997 with his wife [[Ruth Namie|Ruth]], who has a doctorate in clinical psychology, after she was subject to [[harassment]] at work.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.deseretnews.com/article/658932/Psychologists-launch-all-out-war-against-bullies-in-the-workplace.html?pg=1|title=Psychologists launch all-out war against bullies in the workplace|last=Debare|first=Ilana|date=25 October 1998|work=Deseret News|accessdate=14 July 2010}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|url=http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=qucDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA58|title=Is Your Office Bullyproof?|last=Cox|first=Ana Marie|date=May–June 1999|work=Mother Jones Magazine|accessdate=14 July 2010}}</ref> Namie has an [[Bachelor of Arts|AB]] from [[Washington & Jefferson College]] in Washington, Pennsylvania, and an MA in Research Psychology from [[San Francisco State University]] and a PhD in social psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1982.<ref>{{cite journal|date=October 1982|title=Division Two|journal=Teaching of Psychology|volume=9|issue=3|pages=135–137|doi=10.1207/s15328023top0903_1|url=http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a785859356}}</ref> Namie taught psychology and management at US colleges for two decades. He taught the first university course in the US on workplace bullying. He was also a corporate manager for two regional hospital systems. He was the expert witness in the nation's first "bullying trial" in Indiana with the verdict upheld by the state Supreme Court.{{Citation needed|date=July 2010}}
 
Namie launched a national campaign against [[workplace bullying]] in Benicia, California in 1997 with his wife [[Ruth Namie|Ruth]], who has a doctorate in clinical psychology, after she was subject to [[harassment]] at work.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.deseretnews.com/article/658932/Psychologists-launch-all-out-war-against-bullies-in-the-workplace.html?pg=1|title=Psychologists launch all-out war against bullies in the workplace|last=Debare|first=Ilana|date=25 October 1998|work=Deseret News|accessdate=14 July 2010}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|url=http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=qucDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA58|title=Is Your Office Bullyproof?|last=Cox|first=Ana Marie|date=May–June 1999|work=Mother Jones Magazine|accessdate=14 July 2010}}</ref> Namie has an [[Bachelor of Arts|AB]] from [[Washington & Jefferson College]] in Washington, Pennsylvania, and an MA in Research Psychology from [[San Francisco State University]] and a PhD in social psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1982.<ref>{{cite journal|date=October 1982|title=Division Two|journal=Teaching of Psychology|volume=9|issue=3|pages=135–137|doi=10.1207/s15328023top0903_1|url=http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a785859356}}</ref> Namie taught psychology and management at US colleges for two decades. He taught the first university course in the US on workplace bullying. He was also a corporate manager for two regional hospital systems. He was the expert witness in the nation's first "bullying trial" in Indiana with the verdict upheld by the state Supreme Court.{{Citation needed|date=July 2010}}
   
In 2007 and 2010 the Workplace Bullying Institute commissioned [[Zogby International]] to conduct the representative surveys of all adult Americans on the topic of workplace bullying.<ref name=namie>Namie, Gary and Ruth [http://www.workplacebullying.org/research.html The 2007 WBI-Zogby Survey]</ref> The survey reported that 1/3 of American workers have experienced workplace bullying. The Namies lobbied for a "Healthy Workplace Bill" sponsored by [[Kelli Linville]] to give employees the right to sue if harmed by an abusive workplace.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/living/2004128912_bully20.html|title="Healthy Workplace Bill" would protect employees who feel the bite of a tormenting boss|last=Morris|first=Rebecca|date=20 January 2008|work=Seattle Times|accessdate=14 July 2010}}</ref>
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In 2007 and 2010 the Workplace Bullying Institute commissioned the polling firm Zogby International to conduct representative surveys of all adult Americans on the topic of workplace bullying.<ref name=namie>Namie, Gary and Ruth [http://www.workplacebullying.org/research.html The 2007 WBI-Zogby Survey]</ref> The survey reported that 1/3 of American workers have experienced workplace bullying. The Namies lobbied for a "Healthy Workplace Bill" sponsored by Kelli Linville in the House of Representatives to give employees the right to sue if harmed by an abusive workplace.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/living/2004128912_bully20.html|title="Healthy Workplace Bill" would protect employees who feel the bite of a tormenting boss|last=Morris|first=Rebecca|date=20 January 2008|work=Seattle Times|accessdate=14 July 2010}}</ref>
   
 
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Gary Namie is social psychologist and anti-workplace bullying activist from Bellingham, Washington. He is the director of the Workplace Bullying Institute.

Namie launched a national campaign against workplace bullying in Benicia, California in 1997 with his wife Ruth, who has a doctorate in clinical psychology, after she was subject to harassment at work.[1][2] Namie has an AB from Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, and an MA in Research Psychology from San Francisco State University and a PhD in social psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1982.[3] Namie taught psychology and management at US colleges for two decades. He taught the first university course in the US on workplace bullying. He was also a corporate manager for two regional hospital systems. He was the expert witness in the nation's first "bullying trial" in Indiana with the verdict upheld by the state Supreme Court.[citation needed]

In 2007 and 2010 the Workplace Bullying Institute commissioned the polling firm Zogby International to conduct representative surveys of all adult Americans on the topic of workplace bullying.[4] The survey reported that 1/3 of American workers have experienced workplace bullying. The Namies lobbied for a "Healthy Workplace Bill" sponsored by Kelli Linville in the House of Representatives to give employees the right to sue if harmed by an abusive workplace.[5]

PublicationsEdit

  • The Bully-Free Workplace: Stop Jerks, Weasels and Snakes from Killing Your Organization. Gary Namie, Ruth Namie. Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0-470-94220-8
  • The Bully at Work: What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job. Gary Namie, Ruth Namie. Sourcebooks, Inc., 2009. ISBN 1-4022-2426-5.
  • BullyProof yourself at work!: personal strategies to stop the hurt. Gary Namie, Ruth Namie. Work Doctor, 1999. ISBN 0-9668629-5-3.

References Edit

  1. includeonly>Debare, Ilana. "Psychologists launch all-out war against bullies in the workplace", Deseret News, 25 October 1998. Retrieved on 14 July 2010.
  2. includeonly>Cox, Ana Marie. "Is Your Office Bullyproof?", Mother Jones Magazine, May–June 1999. Retrieved on 14 July 2010.
  3. (October 1982)Division Two. Teaching of Psychology 9 (3): 135–137.
  4. Namie, Gary and Ruth The 2007 WBI-Zogby Survey
  5. includeonly>Morris, Rebecca. ""Healthy Workplace Bill" would protect employees who feel the bite of a tormenting boss", Seattle Times, 20 January 2008. Retrieved on 14 July 2010.

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