Definitions

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  • noun group bullying
  • verb Present participle of mob.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Collective aggression in the workplace is called mobbing, and it is particularly rampant in professions where it is difficult to simply fire a person or they are unlikely to resign easily -- such as professions where there is a union, few professional opportunities elsewhere, or a tenure system, including teaching.

    Janice Harper: What's Wrong with the 'Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights'

  • Collective aggression in the workplace is called mobbing, and it is particularly rampant in professions where it is difficult to simply fire a person or they are unlikely to resign easily -- such as professions where there is a union, few professional opportunities elsewhere, or a tenure system, including teaching.

    Janice Harper: What's Wrong with the 'Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights'

  • This latter process is termed "mobbing," which is distinct from bullying in that it involves a group of people who become increasingly aggressive and increase in size provided they have been told by management that a worker is unwanted, that any reports about the worker are encouraged, and that any adversarial action taken against the worker is acceptable.

    Janice Harper: Bullying in the Schoolyard Is Not the Same as Workplace Bullying

  • This latter process is termed "mobbing," which is distinct from bullying in that it involves a group of people who become increasingly aggressive and increase in size provided they have been told by management that a worker is unwanted, that any reports about the worker are encouraged, and that any adversarial action taken against the worker is acceptable.

    Janice Harper: Bullying in the Schoolyard Is Not the Same as Workplace Bullying

  • This latter process is termed "mobbing," which is distinct from bullying in that it involves a group of people who become increasingly aggressive and increase in size provided they have been told by management that a worker is unwanted, that any reports about the worker are encouraged, and that any adversarial action taken against the worker is acceptable.

    Janice Harper: Bullying in the Schoolyard Is Not the Same as Workplace Bullying

  • Anyone who participates in mobbing or bullying is wrong.

    Bullying in Arkansas

  • He bolted out of the box when it was over, dropped his stick and joined teammates in mobbing goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin behind the net.

    USATODAY.com - Andreychuk's quest for Stanley Cup ends after 22 seasons

  • Smart-mobbing is about using the Internet and mobile communications to self-organize collective action.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Meetup Enables Self-Organizing Political Campaigns

  • Until July, when a Skopje-based group organized a conference about "mobbing" - bullying in the workplace through psychological, mental or sexual, harassment by colleagues and employers-Marina wasn't aware that her predicament had a name, let alone how widespread it was.

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • I also remember a gathering in front of the tavern, when the evening coach was expected, with the idea of mobbing an unpopular general officer who was to pass through by that conveyance.

    Old New England Traits

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