The unprofessional and bossy behavior related to gender, religion, race, disability, ethnic origin, cast, creed and color is called bullying.
Such an unprofessional behaviour, which leads to affect the dignity and respect of people at a workplace, is unacceptable. It mostly comprises verbal comments that are deliberately targeted to isolate a person.
Moreover, workplace bullying includes sabotaging work, taking credit of ideas or work or levelling wrongful blame along with spreading rumors, yelling or using profanity.
The workplace bullying creates adverse effects on mental health, it shatters the confidence. The victim might get frustrated and helpless. Whereas, it also generates Psychosomatic Symptoms, for instance inability to concentrate or low morale and productivity.
According to a survey conducted by University of Karachi researchers, the employees who are popular among their peers and seniors are more likely to be bullied by others. This research also showed that male bosses bully male subordinates while females are generally bullied by female bosses.
In this context, the reasons for bullying are different for both: the males are bullied for their work performance, whereas females are generally bullied for their personal or moral values.