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mob

Australian vernacular for a group of sheep which stay together for an extended period. Also a name for a group of kangaroos.
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Mobbing in this research is defined as an organized long-lasting and intense attack on the victim in the workplace.
Specifically, in a workplace mobbing scenario, workers collectively scapegoat a peer by means of relentless goading in addition to snubbing, ostracization and the circulation of demeaning lies.
If an employee is subject to mobbing, there is just cause to terminate the employment contract for this employee and the employee shall be awarded compensation if the other requirements by the law, such as seniority, are also fulfilled.
Mobbing has been causing concern to workers, employees and also the scientific community.
Analyses have shown that as result of mobbing, the country loses around 1.
Otherwise, little professional literature on workplace mobbing has been produced in the United States.
Na Franca--Harcelement moral (assedio moral), Italia--molestie psicologiche,--na Inglaterra, Australia e Irlanda--Bullying, Bossing, Harassment (tiranizar), nos Estados Unidos, Paises nordicos, balticos e da Europa Central--Mobbing (molestar), no Japao --Murahachibu (ostracismo social), em Portugal--Coaccao moral, nos paises hispanicos--Acoso moral, acoso psicologico ou psicoterrorismo, no Brasil--Assedio moral, assedio psicologico, mobbing.
Given this, perhaps it would be a good idea to incorporate some flash mobbing into The Post's current Get Moving campaign?
net, said, 'Flash mobbing has taken off in such as short space of time.
Southern mobbing of Know-Nothings, Grimsted argues, must be interpreted as an attempt to stifle this potentially divisive political insurgence.
In this case, the jays were mobbing a hawk that specializes in eating birds their size.