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Advances in Psychological Science ›› 2013, Vol. 21 ›› Issue (11): 2016-2026.doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2013.02016

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An Integrative Model of Workplace Bullying

FU Meiyun;YUE Guoan;MA Huawei   

  1. (1 Department of Social Psychology, NanKai University; 2 NanKai University BinHai College; 3 Department of Psychology, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin 300071, China)
  • Received:2013-01-20 Online:2013-11-15 Published:2013-11-15
  • Contact: MA Huawei


Workplace bullying is a form of negative behavior at workplace. It refers to the repeated and enduring actions and involves an imbalance of power between the perpetrator and the victim. The integrative model explains the key antecedents, process and consequences of workplace bullying, and its ripple effect on the bystanders and the organization. In addition, suggestions about the contents, participants and paradigms for future research are provided.

Key words: workplace bullying, perpetrators, victims, the integrative model