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What is Cyberharassment

Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce
Unwanted harassment behaviors such as intimidation, threats, and exclusion occurring in online environments through the Internet, mobile technology, and social media.
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Workplace Bullying in Digital Environments: Antecedents, Consequences, Prevention, and Future Directions
Leslie Ramos Salazar (West Texas A&M University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2250-8.ch007
Workplace bullying continues to be a prevalent workplace conflict issue in organizations around the world. The organizational reliance of communication technologies and digital media have enabled workplace bullying to evolve into workplace cyberbullying. Workplace bullying impacts individuals, relationships, organizations, and societies. For this reason, this chapter reviewed the transdisciplinary workplace bullying literature to conceptualize key constructs such as workplace bullying and workplace cyberbullying. This chapter also reviews the prevalence of workplace bullying, antecedent behaviors of workplace bullying, the consequences of workplace bullying, and the intervention approaches. Lastly, this chapter offers several recommendations for the future trends of workplace bullying scholarship.
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The Rise of Cyberstalking
Cyberharassment is behaviour conducted by an individual or group utilizing electronic means which causes another individual or group to feel upset, angry or distressed.
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A Historic First: The President of the United States as/is a Cyberbully
Occurs when an individual or group engages in persistent provoking behaviors for the purposes of intimidating or assaulting another person or group.
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