Ostracism an often-overlooked form of workplace bullying, finds studySocial exclusion can be equally or more damaging than harassmentBy Liz Bernier07/14/2014|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/14/2014 Maybe it was an important meeting that you weren’t invited to. Maybe it was an email you weren’t copied on. Maybe it was just that your department went out for coffee and neglected to tell you. Workplace ostracism can take many forms — it can be overt but it can also be very subtle. Too often, ostracism and exclusion go unnoticed by everyone but the victim. But ostracism is a form of bullying that can be even more damaging than outright harassment, according to a paper by Canadian researchers. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.