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Five well recognised  bullying behaviours are listed below.

1. Destabilization  - for example,  disrupting another's performance by repeatedly reminding him or her of mistakes, creating stress or assigning meaningless tasks

2. Isolation   - for example, preventing access to or opportunities for training or deliberately withholding important work-related information

3. Overwork   - for example,  setting impossible deadlines or disrupting another's work unnecessarily

4. Threat to personal standing   - for example, insulting or teasing another

5. Threat to professional status   - for example, publicly humiliating or accusing another of lack of effort

Adapted from Djurkovic, McCormack & Casimir, 2006

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