There are many publications that explain various aspects of Coworker ethics. Most of them can be found at the end of the chapters in the companion book: Kuhar MJ. The Art and Ethics of Being a Good Colleague. Second Edition, Amazon, 2020.

Here are two additional introductory publications on this topic.

Kuhar, MJ “Collegial Ethics: What, why and how.” Drug and Alcohol

Dependence. 119 (2011): 235–238.

Kuhar, MJ and Cross, D “Collegial Ethics: Supporting Our

Colleagues.” Science and Engineering Ethics. 19(3) (2013):677-684.

PMID: 22535576.


Alford, F C Whistleblowers: Broken Lives and Organizational Power. (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001).

Arbinger Institute, The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict (San Francisco: Berrett-Keohler, 2006).

De Waal, F “The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates.” (New York, NY: W. W. Norton and Co Inc, 2013).

Gillespie, BB “No Jerks: Some Firms Argue That Collegiality Pays Off,”
ABA Journal, (March 1 issue), accessed on November 21, 2019.

Grant, A “Give and Take: A revolutionary Approach to Success.” (New York, NY: Penguin Group, 2013).

Dalai Lama (Author), Alexander Norman (Contributor). Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World (NY, NY: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pub Co., 2011).

Haidt, J The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom. (New
York, NY: Basic Books, 2006).

Haidt, J The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.
(New York, NY: Vintage Books, 2012).

Jagatic, K. and Keashly, L “By Any Other Name: American Perspectives on
Workplace Bullying,” Workplace Emotional Abuse Bullying and Emotional Abuse in
the Workplace: International Perspectives in Research and Practice. (London: Taylor
Francis, 2003): 31–61.

Joy, AB Whistleblower. (Bay Tree Publishing:, 2010, 2018).

Joy, AB Retaliation. (North Charleston SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing
Platform, 2013).

Joy, AB Blowback. Amazon.(2017).

Keashly, L. and Neuman, JH “Reducing Aggression and Bullying: An Intervention
Project in the US Department of Veterans Affairs,” Workplace Bullying: International
Perspectives on Moving from Research to Practice. Symposium conducted at the meeting
of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI, August 2005.

Lachman, VD “Moral Courage: A Virtue in Need of Development?” MedSurg
Nursing Journal 16(2) (2007): 131–133.

L. Leu, Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook (Encinitas CA: Puddledancer
Press, 2003).

Moore, CW The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict (San
Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006).

Nørgaard B, Ammentorp J, Kofoed PE, Kyvik KO “Training improves intercollegial
communication.” Clin Teach; 9(3) (2012): 173-7.

Rosenberg, MB Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life (Encinitas CA:
Puddledancer Press, 2003).

Silverman, FH Collegiality and Service for Tenure and Beyond. (Westport: Praeger
Publishers, 2004.).