Incivility and Dysfunction in the Library Workplace: A Five-Year Comparison

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Richard J. Moniz, Instructor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to explore the internal library workplace incivility, conflict, and dysfunction which currently exist and identify five-year trends as compared to the results of the study conducted by Henry et al. (Citation2018). Areas of bullying, cyber bullying, mobbing, cyberloafing, and emotional intelligence were explored in addition to the impact of COVID-19 on incivility. The data represents both quantitative and qualitative feedback from 643 library employees through a self-reporting survey distributed by the authors through listservs. Findings indicate since 2017 library workplace dysfunction, cyberloafing, and bullying behaviors have increased while mobbing and emotional intelligence have declined.

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Henry, J., Croxton, R., & Moniz, R. (2023). Incivility and Dysfunction in the Library Workplace: A Five-Year Comparison. Journal of Library Administration, 63(1), 42-68.
Language: English
Date: 2022
civility, bullying, mobbing, cyberloafing, cyberbullying, emotional intelligence, workplace culture, conflict, conflict management, counterproductive work behaviors, library jobs, communication, COVID-19

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