Career Aggression

Characteristics of indirect and career aggression Indirect aggression  Career Aggression  • Consists of purposefully hurtful behaviors that are denied when the aggressor is confronted • Includes verbal and nonverbal covert behaviors, including – Eye-rolling ––Subtle comments, such as “I see you didn’t take your smart pill today.” – Silence as a weapon – Spreading negative rumors • Includes indirect behaviors but moves beyond them to actions intended to damage or sabotage the career of another woman • May be perpetrated by a friend, an acquaintance, or a complete stranger in the workplace   An excerpt from my book, New Rules for Women, available at Amazon (]]>

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