Reviewing the Silent Enemy of Faculty Mobbing


  • Rugayah Hashim Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Selangor
  • Zaidi Mohd Aminuddin Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Selangor, Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Ayu Rohaidah Ghazali Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Selangor, Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Norfadzilah Abd Razak Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Selangor, Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia



Mobbing, Bullying, Faculty, Workplace Happiness


The objectives of this review article are to highlight the prevalence of faculty mobbing through literature search and analyses. In an academic environment where most of the populace is involved in tertiary education, it is expected that mobbing or bullying would occur in the uncivilized surrounding. However, the opposite is true; faculty mobbing is a silent enemy in an academic setting, and there is a need to improve the situation to preserve the auspices of a university. The findings indicated that mobbing is endemic at universities and will threaten the university's reputation. Therefore, it is recommended that the university’s executive management be more concerned with the prevalence of faculty mobbing will affect workplace happiness. 

Keywords: Mobbing; Bullying; Faculty; Workplace Happiness

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


Author Biography

Rugayah Hashim, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Selangor

Professor of Digital Government. Other areas of research interests include policy studies, social robotics and built environment.


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How to Cite

Hashim, R., Mohd Aminuddin, Z., Ghazali, A. R., & Abd Razak, N. (2019). Reviewing the Silent Enemy of Faculty Mobbing. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 4(12), 87-91.

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