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APPENDIX A

Philippine Women¶s University
School of Nursing
1743 Taft Avenue, Manila

April 18, 2011 Ms. Carmina C. Desales, MHA, FPCHA President, CEO Capitol Medical Center Quezon Ave cor Sct Magbanua Quezon City, Philippines Thru: Ms. Lolita Gonzales, RN, MAN Chief Nurse/Acting Chief Operating Officer Capitol Medical Center Dear Ms. Desales, Greetings of a Happy New Year! My name is Ms. Amor S. Collera. I am a Registered Nurse based here in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA. I am an alumna of the Far Eastern University Institute of Nursing. Currently, I am a candidate for the degree of Master of Arts in Nursing at the Distance Education at the Philippine Women¶s University. I am now on my Thesis Writing. Bullying is a growing concern here in the US, from schools to workplaces. Studies have shown that it affects the health of an individual and in some workplaces it affects employee retention. It has been a problem that government and private institutions have developed and adopted resolutions of zero tolerance on bullying, also known as lateral or horizontal violence. My Thesis is entitled, ³Workplace Bullying in Selected Metro Manila Hospitals.´ As far as I know, no similar studies have been done in the Philippines, especially in the workplaces. This has motivated me to do a research on it for my Thesis Writing. In view of this, I would institution, The Capitol capacities. Please be utmost confidentiality like to ask your permission to conduct the study in your Medical Center. The population would be Nurses in all reassured that the data gathered will be treated with and no Nursing Care activities/treatments will be

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interrupted nor compromised. The data gathering will be composed of questionnaires. My Adviser is Dean Emeritus Constancia P. Pitpitan. My research assistant, Mr. Paul Lester Chua, will do the data gathering for me. He also is an alumnus of FEU-IN. He is aware on how to conduct an objective study. Thank you for your time, Ms. Desales, I look forward in meeting you soon.

Respectfully yours,

Ms. Amor S. Collera, RN BSN 503 Appaloosa Trail Chesapeake, Virginia, USA 23323 Tel: (757) 609-3404 Email: [email protected]

Noted by:

Constancia P. Pitpitan Research Adviser

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Philippine Women¶s University
School of Nursing
1743 Taft Avenue, Manila

April 18, 2011 Dr. Nona F. Legaspi, MD, CESE-CEO IV Director Veterans Memorial Medical Center North Avenue, Diliman Quezon City

Thru: Mrs. Priscilla Nancy A. Laserna, MAN Chief, Nursing Service

Dear Dr. Legaspi, Greetings of a Happy New Year! My name is Ms. Amor S. Collera. I am a Registered Nurse based here in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA. I am an alumna of the Far Eastern University Institute of Nursing. Currently, I am a candidate for the degree of Master of Arts in Nursing at the Distance Education at the Philippine Women¶s University. I am now on my Thesis Writing. Bullying is a growing concern here in the US, from schools to workplaces. Studies have shown that it affects the health of an individual and in some workplaces it affects employee retention. It has been a problem that government and private institutions have developed and adopted resolutions of zero tolerance on bullying, also known as lateral or horizontal violence. My Thesis is entitled, ³Workplace Bullying in Selected Metro Manila Hospitals.´ As far as I know, no similar studies have been done in the Philippines, especially in the workplaces. This has motivated me to do a research on it for my Thesis Writing. In view of this, I would like to ask your permission to conduct the study in your institution, The Veterans Memorial Medical Center. The population would be Nurses in all capacities. Please be reassured that the data gathered will be treated with utmost confidentiality and no Nursing Care activities/treatments will be interrupted nor compromised. The data gathering will be composed of questionnaires.

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My Adviser is Dean Emeritus Constancia P. Pitpitan. My research assistant, Mr. Paul Lester Chua, will do the data gathering for me. He also is an alumnus of FEU-IN. He is aware on how to conduct an objective study. Thank you for your time, Dr. Legaspi, I look forward in meeting you soon. Respectfully yours,

Ms. Amor S. Collera, RN BSN 503 Appaloosa Trail Chesapeake, Virginia, USA 23323 Tel: (757) 609-3404 Email: [email protected]

Noted by:

Constancia P. Pitpitan Research Adviser

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APPENDIX B

Philippine Women¶s University
School of Nursing
1743 Taft Avenue, Manila

April 25, 2011 Dear Colleagues, My name is Amor S. Collera and I am a candidate for the degree of Master of Arts in Nursing from The Philippine Women¶s University. I would like to request your most kind cooperation in answering two sets of questionnaires that would help me gather data for my research entitled, ³Workplace Bullying in selected Metro Manila Hospitals.´ I have been given permission by your Hospital Administrators to conduct this research with you. My research assistant, Mr. Paul Lester Chua, an RN, will help me distribute these questionnaires during the dates of ---- 2011. You may bring these questionnaires home and after answering, please put in a sealed envelope that I will provide. Please do not put your name outside the envelope, for we want to treat your answers with utmost confidentiality. Only my research assistant and I will see the names on the consent forms. We will personally collect the envelopes from you. After the completion of the study, a copy will be given to your Hospital Administrators. I will also be glad to present it in person if asked to. Please feel free to call/text/email Mr. Chua and me for any questions or clarifications you may have while answering the questionnaires. Our contact information is below. Thank you very much for your kind cooperation. Very sincerely yours,

Ms. Amor S. Collera, RN BSN [email protected] Tel: (757) 619-3404

Mr. Paul Lester Chua. RN [email protected] Tel: (044) 8160061/09155475154

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Philippine Women¶s University
School of Nursing
1743 Taft Avenue, Manila

I,________________________, working in _____________ as a____________, understand that I am being asked to participate in a research study entitled, ³Workplace Bullying in Selected Metro Manila Hospitals.´ This study aims to determine the presence of bullying in the nursing workplace.

If I agree to participate in the study, I will be answering the Negative Acts Questionnaire with full honesty.

I realize that my participation in this study is entirely voluntary, and I may withdraw from the study at any time I wish. If I need to, I can contact Ms. Amor Collera or her research assistant Paul Lester Chua any time during the study.

The study has been explained to me. I have read and understood this consent form, all of my questions have been answered, and I agree to participate.

________________________________ Signature of Subject

_______________ Date

________________________________ Signature of Witness

_______________ Date

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APPENDIX C

NEGATIVE ACTS QUESTIONNAIRE ± REVISED By Einarsen and Hoel
I. Question: During the last 6 months, how often have you been subjected to the following Negative Acts in the workplace?

DIRECTION: PLEASE PUT A CHECK THAT CORRESPONDS TO YOUR ANSWER. 5± 4± 3± 2± 1± Daily Weekly Monthly Now and Then Never Negative Acts 1. Someone withholding information which affects your performance 2. Being humiliated or ridiculed in connection with your work 3. Being ordered to do work below your level of competence 4. Having key areas of responsibility removed or replace with more trivial or unpleasant tasks 5. Spreading gossips or rumors about you 6. Being ignored, excluded or being ³sent to Coventry´ 7. Having insulting or offensive remarks made about your person (i.e. habits and background), your attitudes or your private life 8. Being shouted at or being the target spontaneous anger (or rage) 9. Intimidating behavior such as finger-pointing, invasion of personal space, shoving, blocking/ barring the way 10. Hints or signals from others that you should quit your 1 2 3 4 5

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job 11. Repeated reminders of your mistakes or errors 12. Being ignored or facing a hostile reaction when you approach 13. Persistent criticism of your work and effort 14. Having your opinions and views ignored 15. Practical jokes carried out by people you don¶t get on with 16. Being given tasks with unreasonable or impossible targets or deadlines 17. Having allegations made against you 18. Excessive monitoring of your work 19. Pressure not claim something which by right you are entitled to (e.g. sick leave, holiday entitlement, travel expenses) 20. Being subject or excessive teasing and sarcasm 21. Being exposed to an unmanageable workload 22. Threats of violence or physical abuse or actual abuse

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APPENDIX D

NEGATIVE ACTS QUESTIONNAIRE Date (mm/dd/yyyy): ____________Age: _______ Gender: M___ F___ Position: ______________________Years/Months in Position: ______________ Area of Assignment: ___________________ I. Question: How often have you been subjected to the following Negative Acts in the workplace? DIRECTION: PUT A CHECK THAT CORRESPONDS TO YOUR ANSWER. 5± 4± 3± 2± 1± Daily Weekly Monthly Now and Then Never Negative Acts 23. Someone withholding information which affects your performance 24. Being humiliated or ridiculed in connection with your work 25. Being ordered to do work below your level of competence 26. Having key areas of responsibility removed or replace with trivial or unpleasant tasks 27. Spreading gossips or rumors about you 28. Being ignored, excluded or being ostracized 29. Having insulting or offensive remarks made about your person (i.e. habits and background), your 1 2 3 4 5

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attitudes or your private life 30. Being shouted at or being the target of spontaneous anger (or rage) 31. Intimidating behavior such as finger-pointing, invasion of personal space, shoving, blocking/ barring the way 32. Hints or signals from others that you should quit your job 33. Repeated reminders of your mistakes or errors 34. Being ignored or facing a hostile reaction when you approach 35. Persistent criticism of your work and effort 36. Having your opinions and views ignored 37. Practical jokes carried out by people you don¶t get on with 38. Being given tasks with unreasonable or impossible targets or deadlines 39. Having allegations made against you 40. Excessive monitoring of your work 41. Pressure in not claiming something which by right you are entitled to (e.g. sick leave, holiday entitlement, travel expenses) 42. Being subject of excessive teasing and sarcasm 43. Being exposed to an unmanageable workload 44. Threats of violence or physical abuse 45. Experiences on any form of sexual harassment

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APPENDIX E

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS II. DIRECTIONS: PLEASE ANSWER THE FF. QUESTIONS BASED ON YOUR PERCEPTIONS AND PLACE A MARK ON YES/NO QUESTIONS 1. What do you think of the word, ³bullying?´: ____________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ 2. Do you think that we, Filipinos have another word for it? Yes__No__ Like what? ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ 3. Have you heard of workplace bullying? Yes__No__ 4. Based on the questionnaires, do you feel you have been bullied at work? Yes__No__ *If answered ³No´ on item no. 4, proceed to item no. 8 5. Did you report it? Yes__ No__ If Yes, How? (please encircle all applicable) a. Verbally b. Written or Email c. Others. Please specify______________________________________ If No, Why? (please encircle all applicable) a. Fear of reprisal/retaliation b. Shame c. Felt nothing will be done about it d. Others. Please specify______________________________________

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6. From whom did you experience bullying or such negative acts? Please specify position/s_________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ 7. In the days that you have experienced bullying or such negative acts, did you feel any: I. Physical symptoms such as: (please encircle all applicable) a. Loss of appetite b. Insomnia c. Nausea or Vomiting d. Palpitations e. Others. Please specify______________________________________ f. None II. Behavioral symptoms such as: (please encircle all applicable) a. Depression b. Low self esteem c. Self pity d. Blaming self e. Not wanting to go to work f. Wanting to quit g. Others. Please specify ______________________________________ h. None 8. Do you think Filipinos tend to ignore this issue or such negative acts because of our culture of being? a. Obedient to authorities? Yes__No__ b. Respectful to authorities? Yes__No__ 9. Should Filipinos consider bullying as a workplace problem and should be addressed or dealt with? Yes__No__

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10. Does your hospital have any policy on bullying or such negative acts? Yes__No__ 11. If answered ³No´ on item no. 10, should your hospital have a policy on workplace bullying or such negative acts? Yes__No__ 12. Do you have any comment on your experience in participating on this study? ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ __________________

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CURRICULUM VITAE: AMOR SANCHEZ COLLERA PERSONAL: DOB: FEBRUARY 2, 1960 BIRTHPLACE: ORIENTAL, MINDORO RESIDENCE: CHESAPEAKE, VIRGINIA USA EDUCATION: ELEMENTARY: GERONIMO SANTIAGO ELEM SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL: ARAULLO HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE: FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY 1980 BS PSYCHOLOGY 1985 BS NURSING GRAD SCHOOL: PHILIPPINE WOMENS UNIV PRESENT CANDIDATE FOR MAN PROF AFFILIATIONS: MEMBER: FEUNAF PHIL BOARD MEMBER/MEMBERSHIP CHAIR: FEUNAF USA MEMBER: PHIL NURSES ASSO OF AMERICA MEMBER: PNAA- VIRGINIA CHAPTER MEMBER: ANG NARS INC. MEMBER: ASPAN/VSPAN AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSES /VIRGINIA SOCIETY OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSES WORK EXPERIENCES:

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2007 PRESENT: STAFF NURSE - PREADMISSION TESTING / AMBULATORY CARE UNIT, PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA, USA 1987-2007: STAFF/CHARGE NURSE - CARDIO/VASCULAR/THORACIC TELEMETRY UNITS - MICHIGAN, FLORIDA, ILLINOIS AND VIRGINIA, USA

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