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Workplace bullying: Aggressive behaviour and the impact on job satisfaction and productivity of employees in Ireland

Krzyznaowska, Katarzyna (2016) Workplace bullying: Aggressive behaviour and the impact on job satisfaction and productivity of employees in Ireland. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The project aims at finding how workplace bullying affects employee productivity and performance at Ireland organizations. For that reason, quantitative research methods were employed and survey was distributed to companies, nurnsing homes, universities and posted in
social media. It also finds out the impact of bullying on employee job satisfaction and productivity. The most appropriate method for the study is quantitative research design in which variables have been measured. The quantitative research design is helpful in attaining information in a numeric way, by applying this method, the variables and their relationships are being attained The analysis depicted that due to workplace bullying, the target experiences low productivity, high mental and
physical stress which ultimately leads to less job satisfaction. If organizational culture and environment do not restrict such behavior, which causes bullying incidents within the company, then company may face long-term financial losses. Thus, it has been proven that negative working environment lead towards decreasing employee productivity. The correlation analysis further depicted that aggressive behavior has an impact on employee job satisfaction. The findings of the project concluded that, workplace bullying directly affect employee productivity and performance.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > Economics > Microeconomics > Production (Economic theory) > Industrial productivity > Labor productivity
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Issues of Labour and Work > Quality of Work Life / Job Satisfaction
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Issues of Labour and Work > Health and Safety at Work. > Workplace Bullying
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2016 14:44
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2016 14:44
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/2310

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