When co-workers collectively gang up on another co-worker. Includes things like gossip, criticism, false reporting to management, shunning, gratuitous lack of co-operation, generally nasty behaviour. Places huge stress on the target, resulting in illness or quitting.
Workplace Mobbing is common in hierarchical work environments. One person is targeted, the rest are complicit. Throwback to teenage girl type behaviour.
by fksngr March 28, 2014