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The Concept of Bullying and Harassment at Work: The European Tradition

ByStåle Einarsen, Helge Hoel, Dieter Zapf, Cary L. Cooper

During the 1990s, the concept of bullying or mobbing at work found resonance within large sections of the European working population as well as in the academic community. A wide range of popular as well as academic books and articles were published in many European languages (e.g., Ege, 1996; Einarsen et al., 1994b; Field, 1996; Leymann, 1993; Niedl, 1995;

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Introduction .............................................................................................................3 The Development of a New Concept: Some Historical Notes .........................5