- Policies Against Bullying
- Prevention of Bullying
- Staff Training
- Confidential Lines of Communication: “There needs to be independent resource people for reporting bullying to the organization and to the leadership.”
- Counseling: “It would help employees and organizations to have a resource person for bullied individuals to use to discuss bullying experiences in confidence.”
- Healthy Workplace Laws
Although Eddy does not mention Ombuds in particular, Ombuds routinely provide confidential lines of communication and counseling. Indeed, there are no other organizational resources better suited to respond to bullying problems.
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