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Vol 67, No 4 (2016)
Review article
Submitted: 2016-10-14
Accepted: 2016-11-21
Published online: 2016-12-23
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A study on “mobbing” in maritime field: a case study in the Turkish maritime industry

Serdar Kum, Yildiray Ertas
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2016.0044
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Pubmed: 28009385
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International Maritime Health 2016;67(4):248-254.

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Vol 67, No 4 (2016)
MARITIME PSYCHOLOGY Review article
Submitted: 2016-10-14
Accepted: 2016-11-21
Published online: 2016-12-23

Abstract

Nowadays, there are many reasons for people to be stressful and restless in their working environments. One of the reasons leading to this situation is known as “mobbing”. The term “mobbing” means “bullying of an individual by a group”. It usually happens among employees. The main effects of mobbing are the generation of stress and reduction of employee performance at work. In general, research shows that mobbing is particularly common in the public sector. The aim of this research is to understand the frequency of mobbing on employees in the Turkish maritime industry as a case study. In this study, a questionnaire survey on ship, shipyard, public and private company workers was applied to understand how often employees are exposed to mobbing. After analysing the results, it is also aimed to obtain information about the reasons and causes of mobbing, and then we can get some advice for this issue.  

Abstract

Nowadays, there are many reasons for people to be stressful and restless in their working environments. One of the reasons leading to this situation is known as “mobbing”. The term “mobbing” means “bullying of an individual by a group”. It usually happens among employees. The main effects of mobbing are the generation of stress and reduction of employee performance at work. In general, research shows that mobbing is particularly common in the public sector. The aim of this research is to understand the frequency of mobbing on employees in the Turkish maritime industry as a case study. In this study, a questionnaire survey on ship, shipyard, public and private company workers was applied to understand how often employees are exposed to mobbing. After analysing the results, it is also aimed to obtain information about the reasons and causes of mobbing, and then we can get some advice for this issue.  

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Keywords

occupational victimisation, bullying, mobbing in maritime

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Title

A study on “mobbing” in maritime field: a case study in the Turkish maritime industry

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 67, No 4 (2016)

Article type

Review article

Pages

248-254

Published online

2016-12-23

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2016.0044

Pubmed

28009385

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2016;67(4):248-254.

Keywords

occupational victimisation
bullying
mobbing in maritime

Authors

Serdar Kum
Yildiray Ertas

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