Milica Todorović

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In this paper, the author discusses the phenomenon of mobbing, or harassment at the workplace, by focusing on the concept, phenomenological characteristics and types of mobbing, the etiological factors leading to its emergence, and the consequences sustained by victims. Considering the need to have mobbing recognized and legally sanctioned as a form of harassment, the author underscores that the social response to mobbing must be conceived as a comprehensive system of preventive measures. This paper aims to provide an insight into this negative social phenomenon as a prerequisite for building an effective system of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention. In particular, the author provides an overview of the Serbian legislation on this matter and points to the role of the non-governmental sector in the prevention of mobbing.


mobbing, harassment, victim, prevention

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