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Bullying, harassment and sexual orientation in the workplace

ByHelge Hoel, Duncan Lewis

Helge Hoel is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology at Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester. He carried out the first nationwide survey of workplace bullying in Great Britain in 2000 and subsequently the first evaluation study examining the effectiveness of organisational anti-bullying interventions. He has written and contributed to a number of books, articles and reports in the area of bullying, violence and harassment. Recently, he has embarked on an inter-disciplinary path, contributing to a broadening of the bullying research agenda into the areas of sociology, law and industrial relations. He is currently Principal Investigator of a ground-breaking study of Lesbians, Gay and Bisexuals’ (LBGs) experience of discrimination, bullying and harassment (with Duncan Lewis), sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).