Gary Namie, PhD

Gary Namie, PhD


The Work Doctor

Listed in 2015 as one of the “Most Influential
Organizational Psychologists” alive today

Workplace Bullying is repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more persons (the targets) by one or more perpetrators.

It is Abusive Conduct that is: threatening, humiliating, or intimidating, or work interference — sabotage — which prevents work from getting done, or verbal abuse.

It is preventable and correctible. There are sustainable, long-term solutions for Disengaged workers, Undesirable Turnover, Absenteeism, Litigation. See below for solutions available at little or no capital expenditure by your organization.

What Employers Can Do to Stop Losses
— Fiscal & Human — From
Preventable Workplace Abusive Conduct

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Services Described Below

Representatives from organizations only please request direct help using your company e-mail address. [Bullied individuals, visit the WBI website for advice.]

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Workplace Bullying Services by WBI is the only resource you need to end abusive conduct. We originated the Workplace Bullying field of consulting.

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Preventable Workplace Abusive Conduct

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The Systemic Sustainable Solution

The WBI Blueprint is a comprehensive set of on-site & remote services that enables clients to customize an intervention.

Bullying is a financial risk. They are too expensive to keep! Prevention turns costs into savings.

The Blueprint system delivers both correction and prevention of abusive conduct.

Avoid patchwork, temporary, quick fixes that worsen problems. Frustrated from trying to change personalities — of offenders or complainants? Ours is a better approach.

Creating Policy & Procedures

The cornerstone of accountability. You need a standard to define unacceptability. Then procedures are consistently applied to all employees to move your culture toward being free of health-harming, costly abusive conduct.

The best policy and enforcement procedures result from a collaborative, proprietary group writing process facilitated by Dr. Namie.

Online Training Course

Online Training Courses

Two versions: (1) Abusive Conduct only coverage, or (2) Sexual Harassment & Abusive Conduct combination

Complies with California 12950.1 Code, the AB2053 2015 biannual supervisory training mandate

Complies with Utah HB 216 2015 employee training mandate for state agency staff and manages


Workplace Bullying University Training for Professionals

Training for Professionals
Intensive 3-day Comprehensive Education
One-of-a-Kind in the World Program
Designed & taught by the Drs. Namie
Offered since 2008
Program Details here.

What Employers Can Do to Stop Losses
— Fiscal & Human — From
Preventable Workplace Abusive Conduct

Prevalence Assessment

Survey Bullying Prevalence

Use metrics. Gather data. Base decisions on prevalence statistics. Use WBI’s third party neutral online survey service.

The report identifies troubled areas. Results provided in aggregate, anonymous findings. Launch your anti-bullying initiative based on evidence.

Presentations to your Organization or Association

Unparalleled Research-Informed Content

  • • Keynote, 90 min. to Half-Day Seminars
  • • National Award-Winning Presenter

Dr. Gary Namie speaking

On-Site Training by WBI

A day or more of presentations by Dr. Gary Namie or WBI Affiliate

Sessions for Leadership Teams, Managers, Supervisors & Staff

Expert Witness Services

Expert Witness ServicesDr. Gary Namie, Social Psychologist, is a scholar-researcher-practitioner.

He’s a graduate of the University of California with over 20 years university teaching & research experience.

Based on his 18 years immersion in the North American field of workplace bullying that he and his wife created, he is recognized as the foremost authority in the field.

  • • Testified in nation’s first “bullying” trial
  • • Expert in NFL 2013-14 bullying case
  • • Experience with Defense & Plaintiff’s counsel

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Help With/For A Current Bully

Respectful Conduct Clinic

WBI clinical and professional staff run individualized sessions for identified repeat offenders.

We identify skill deficiencies and the myriad of barriers to adopting non-abusive practices. A personal development agenda is agreed upon. Contracting reduces the likelihood of future breaches.

Forget expensive attempts to change a bully’s personality. Our Clinic is more effective than “anger management.”

Call to discuss.

Services for Affected Team

Restoral services for team affected by workplace bullying

Bullied targets and witnessing coworkers are affected. Engagement, trust and loyalty have been lost.

After the investigations are complete, offer to make the adversely impacted individuals whole again.

It’s a matter of restorative justice and healing.

WBI has been the targets’ staunchest advocates for more years than any other company or organization. We can help.

Investigators Training

WBI Training for Investigators

Specialty training for professionals tasked with conducting investigations of bullying-related offenses. Dr. Namie brings relevant social science research to the difficult job of sorting fact from fiction in cases of alleged abusive conduct.

Includes a primer on the nuanced phenomenon of workplace bullying/abusive conduct.

This is not an introductory course teaching basic investigation skills.

Available as live (or recorded) webinar or in-person.

What Employers Can Do to Stop Losses
— Fiscal & Human — From
Preventable Workplace Abusive Conduct

3-part DVD for HR

HR Masters Series by Teri Daniel and Gary Namie

3-part, 3 hour DVD narrated slide show created especially for HR Professionals

Teresa Daniel, JD, PhD, author of Stop Workplace Bullying: Strategies for HR, Legal & Risk Management Professionals (SHRM books, 2nd ed. 2016) and Gary Namie, PhD

Part 1: What You Need to Know about Workplace Bullying and Why It’s Important; Part 2: Strategies for Creating a Culture of Respect; Bullies Are Not Welcome Here; Part 3: HR in the Crossfire: When Bullying Impacts HR Professionals

Details and link to purchase directly

The Book for Employers

The Bully-Free Workplace book by the Drs. Namie

The employer’s guide to implementing an anti-bullying initiative.

The Bully-Free Workplace: Stop Jerks, Weasels & Snakes from Killing Your Organization by Gary Namie and Ruth Namie. Wiley, 2011

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Book for Bullied Employees

The Bully At Work: What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job by Gary Namie & Ruth Namie, Sourcebooks, 2009 (2nd ed.)

An essential volume for your loaner library for afflicted individuals.

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