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Stalking and Scientific Misconduct!

Further Information on Academic Mobbing

Read the Two-Page Brief Introduction to Academic Mobbing by the Canadian expert Prof. Dr. Kenneth Westhues in Academic Matters:
Download PDF (read article pages 18-19): http://www.academicmatters.ca/assets/AM-Fall-2006-Issue.pdf
Read PDF online (go to the PDF pages 15-16 to read the article page 18-19): http://www.academicmatters.ca/assets/AM-Fall-2006-Issue.pdf

Another intriguing recent article on Academic Mobbing is by the American expert Prof. Dr. Sherry Moss in Nature:
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06040-w

An outstanding article on Academic Mobbing is also by the Canadian expert Prof. Dr. Eve Seguin in University Affairs:
http://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/in-my-opinion/academic-mobbing-become-campus-tormentors/

Two short, but helpful, Academic Mobbing articles are by the Austrian expert Prof. Dr. Rotraud A. Perner in the Austrian Standard:
http://derstandard.at/1363710905985/Mobbing-Universitaere-Ressourcenvernichtung [EN]
http://derstandard.at/1361241073629/Psychische-Gesundheit-als-Fuersorgepflicht-des-Arbeitgebers-Universitaet [EN]

Another brief introduction to Academic Mobbing (particularly, of medical doctors) is by two German law experts as follows:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1078/0949-328X-00193

Current N2 Position Paper about Power Abuse and Conflict Resolution by the Helmholtz Juniors, the Doctoral Researchers of the IPP Mainz, the Leibniz PhD Network, and the Max Planck PhDnet, representing 15,000 PhD students in Germany:
EN: Conflict Resolution and Power Abuse in Science
DE: Konfliktlösung und Machtmissbrauch in der Wissenschaft

Former Bullied Into Bad Science campaign collecting signatures for a fairer, more open and ethical research and publication environment:
http://bulliedintobadscience.org


Mobbing Indicators (questionnaires and check lists):
- Negative acts questionnaire (NAQ) of 22 mobbing actions
- Westhues check list (WAMI) of 16 mobbing actions
- Leymann questionnaire (LIPT) of 45 mobbing actions: EN, DE, FR
- Wolmerarth & Ess catalog (WEC) of 100 mobbing actions (in German)

Wikipedia Articles:
Workplace bullying in academia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Workplace_bullying_in_academia
Workplace bullying: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Workplace_bullying
Bullying in medicine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullying_in_medicine
Psychopathy in the workplace: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychopathy_in_the_workplace
Legal aspects of workplace bullying: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_aspects_of_workplace_bullying

Bullying: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullying
Mobbing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobbing
Stalking: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stalking

Scientific misconduct: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_misconduct
Academic dishonesty: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academic_dishonesty


Recent Cases (affected persons, targets and/or victims) of Academic Mobbing/Bossing or Stalking (or of similar scientific misconduct against the academic career), please report more such cases:


Antimobbing Video Information:
Bystander Revolution Videos
Selected Antimobbing Videos
The Anatomy of an Academic Mobbing

The Mobbing Portal:
http://www.mobbingportal.com
http://www.mobbingportal.com/friedenberg-hh.html
http://www.mobbingportal.com/questionmobbingorbullying.html

Mobbing Information and books by Prof. Dr. Kenneth Westhues:
- Academic Mobbing Information: http://www.kwesthues.com/mobbing.htm
- Further Work and Books about Mobbing (as listed below): http://www.kwesthues.com/mobbingbooks.html
- "The Unkindly Art of Mobbing": http://www.kwesthues.com/unkindlyart.htm
- "Eliminating Professors - A Guide to the Dismissal Process": http://www.kwesthues.com/elimprof.htm
- "Workplace Mobbing in Academe - Reports from Twenty Universities": http://www.kwesthues.com/workplmob.htm
- "The Envy of Excellence - Administrative Mobbing of High-Achieving Professors": http://www.kwesthues.com/envyexc.htm
- "The Remedy and Prevention of Mobbing in Higher Education - Two Case Studies": http://www.kwesthues.com/dialogon.htm
- "Targets of Annoyed Capitalists": http://www.kwesthues.com/criticscorp.htm
- "The Anatomy of an Academic Mobbing": http://www.kwesthues.com/frieden-hh.htm
- "Mobbing as a Factor in Faculty Work Life": http://www.kwesthues.com/AAUP09.htm

The Mobbing Encyclopaedia by Prof. Dr. Heinz Leymann:
http://www.leymann.se/

Workplace Bullying Institute:
http://www.workplacebullying.org/
http://www.workplacebullying.org/talk/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5lvyopCAr4

Workplace Bullying and Mobbing:
Bullying at work: https://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/factsheets/23/view
Workplace Mobbing: http://www.mobbing.ca
Overcome Bullying: http://www.overcomebullying.org/
Tactics Against Bullying at work: http://www.bmartin.cc/pubs/07bullying.html
Mobbees United: http://www.mobbeesunited.com/
Workplace and Suicide Prevention: https://www.suicideinfo.ca/resource/workplace-suicide-prevention/

Tim Field Foundation Information:
http://www.bullyonline.org/
http://www.bullyonline.org/workbully/amibeing.htm
http://timfieldfoundation.org/

Bystander Revolution Organization Information:
http://www.bystanderrevolution.org/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bystander_Revolution

Bullied Academics:
Bullying of academics in higher education: http://bulliedacademics.blogspot.com/
Institutional bullying: http://bulliedacademics.blogspot.com/2008/09/what-is-corporateinstitutional-bullying.html
Death in academia and the mis-measurement of science: http://www.euroscientist.com/death-academia-mis-measurement-science/
Mobbing can damage more than careers: http://chronicle.com/article/Mobbing-Can-Damage-More/47736
Physical and psychological abuse in Canadian operating rooms: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s12630-016-0777-9

Facebook Group for Workplace Bullying in Higher Education: https://www.facebook.com/groups/295040946478/
Yahoo Group for Bullied Academics: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/bullied_academics/info

Abuse Wiki:
http://abuse.wikia.com/wiki/Abuse_Wiki
http://abuse.wikia.com/wiki/Kenneth_Westhues

Critical Mass:
http://www.erinoconnor.org/archives/2008/10/how_it_really_w.html
http://www.erinoconnor.org/archives/2009/05/anatomy_of_an_a.html

Minding the Workplace:
https://newworkplace.wordpress.com/2009/02/19/workplace-bullying-and-mobbing-in-academe-the-hell-of-heaven/
https://newworkplace.wordpress.com/2010/02/09/tenure-decisions-and-bullying-in-academe/

International Whistleblowing Research Network:
http://www.mdx.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/staff-directory/lewis-david
http://www.mdx.ac.uk/our-research/research-groups/whistleblowing-research-unit

The (failed) European Charter for Researchers & The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers [PDF] (DE: Europäische Charta für Forscher/Charta der Wissenschaft & Verhaltenskodex für die Einstellung von Forschern [PDF]):
EN: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Charter_for_Researchers
DE: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europ%C3%A4ische_Charta_f%C3%BCr_Forscher
EN: (Former) Declarations of Endorsement of Charter & Code
DE: http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/medizin-ernaehrung/charta-der-wissenschaft-grundgesetze-fuer-die-forscher-1207120.html
DE: https://www.welt.de/print-welt/article557336/Verhaltenskodex-fuer-europaeische-Forscher.html