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Definition of "mobbing" [mobbing]

  • Group bullying (noun)
  • Present participle of mob. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mobbing" in a sentence
  • "This latter process is termed "mobbing," which is distinct from bullying in that it involves a group of people who become increasingly aggressive and increase in size provided they have been told by management that a worker is unwanted, that any reports about the worker are encouraged, and that any adversarial action taken against the worker is acceptable."
  • "Collective aggression in the workplace is called mobbing, and it is particularly rampant in professions where it is difficult to simply fire a person or they are unlikely to resign easily -- such as professions where there is a union, few professional opportunities elsewhere, or a tenure system, including teaching."
  • "Anyone who participates in mobbing or bullying is wrong."
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