Digital workplace bullying reactions in Germany 2013

What action would you take if you felt a colleague had bullied you via digital communication?

Digital workplace bullying reactions in Germany 2013 This statistic presents data from a 2013 survey which asked employees what they would do if they felt that a colleague had bullied them via digital communications. According to the survey of adult employees, 65 percent of respondents in Germany would confront the colleague who was bullying them in person at their workplace. Out of the survey of ten countries, Germans were by far the most likely to confront their bully directly.
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What action would you take if you felt a colleague had bullied you via digital communication?

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Share of respondents
Confront colleague in person in the workplace65%
Bring it up with a manager or HR representative53%
Discuss with other colleagues in the workplace33%
Confront colleague in person outside of the workplace26%
Discuss with other colleagues outside the workplace15%
Confront colleague directly using digital communications14%
Discuss with other colleagues using digital communications5%
Take a sick day2%
Share of respondents
Confront colleague in person in the workplace65%
Bring it up with a manager or HR representative53%
Discuss with other colleagues in the workplace33%
Confront colleague in person outside of the workplace26%
Discuss with other colleagues outside the workplace15%
Confront colleague directly using digital communications14%
Discuss with other colleagues using digital communications5%
Take a sick day2%
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This statistic presents data from a 2013 survey which asked employees what they would do if they felt that a colleague had bullied them via digital communications. According to the survey of adult employees, 65 percent of respondents in Germany would confront the colleague who was bullying them in person at their workplace. Out of the survey of ten countries, Germans were by far the most likely to confront their bully directly.
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