Impact of Workplace Bullying on Work Performance Moderated by Loneliness: A Case study of Indonesia


  • M Fachri Hidayat Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dr. Henndy Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia



Loneliness, Psychisocial, Well being, Workplace Bullying, Work Performance


The issue of bullying within the workplace is a constant pursuit by scientists. The effect studied regarding the issues varies and has a large list of mediators and moderators. A common result of workplace bullying is its effect on working performance. Being one of the variables that hold a unique position as to cause and cause by, loneliness may introduce an updated perception of what bullying could have.  Using a purposive sampling online survey, the data was collected from employees of multiple organizations and state-owned companies in Indonesia, especially West Java and North Sumatera. One hundred twenty-six valid data were gathered and processed for this study. The questionnaire was designed using COPSOQ III to assess the workplace bullying variable, the UCLA loneliness scale for the loneliness variable, and Koopman's individual work performance (IWP) assessment for the work performance variable. The result shows a relationship between workplace bullying and work performance, though it is insignificant, and loneliness elevates bullying's effect on work performance. The implication of these findings is to enrich understanding of workplace bullying within the workplace, but further research is still advised.

Author Biography

Dr. Henndy, Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia

Dr. Henndy Ginting is a licensed psychologist who graduated from Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Faculty of Psychology, Padjadjaran University (Unpad), Bandung, Indonesia. He is also an associated professor of SBM ITB and member of People and Knowledge Management Interest Group



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How to Cite

Hidayat, M. F., & Ginting, H. (2022). Impact of Workplace Bullying on Work Performance Moderated by Loneliness: A Case study of Indonesia. International Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities (IJRSS) ISSN:2582-6220, DOI: 10.47505/IJRSS, 3(6), 1–8.