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Remember the Alamo: implementing a campus-wide anti-bullying policy

Leah Hollis (Department of Advanced Studies Leadership and Policy, Morgan State University, Baltimore, USA)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 18 May 2018

Issue publication date: 12 June 2018

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this article is to describe how to implement anti-bullying policies in higher education.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper informs organizations on the personnel needed for successful implementation.

Findings

Executive leadership is needed for policy development, policy introduction, and continued implementation.

Research limitations/implications

The paper informs organizations on the personnel needed for successful implementation.

Practical implications

It demonstrates the importance of campus-wide leadership to educate the campus.

Social implications

The study highlights how to achieve policy acceptance and how to coach campus community to trust the policy.

Originality/value

The paper informs about the importance of campus-wide support and extensive leadership presence in implementing a controversial campus policy.

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Citation

Hollis, L. (2018), "Remember the Alamo: implementing a campus-wide anti-bullying policy", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 26 No. 4, pp. 28-30. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-03-2017-0046

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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