It’s a subtle increase in poor manners at work–not exchanging greetings like, “hello” or “goodbye”, and failing to use please and thank you. It’s refusing to hold the elevator door for stragglers, or ignoring colleagues and… Read more
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A lack of civility in the workplace may not necessarily prompt a call to lawyers.
Uncivil behaviour is different from the very serious issues of bullying or harassment.
Still, rude, discourteous boorish, disrespectful and sarcastic behaviour has broad implications for… Read more
There’s the old adage—“Good People Finish Last”.
And, to counter,
There’s the saying, “Civility costs nothing and it buys everything.”
So, which is it?
Is being nice at work, a good thing, or a bad thing?
For more on this… Read more
Can A Sexual Office Culture Change?
Scathing reports about organizational sexual misconduct and its mishandling seem to be rampant lately.
The CBC’s handling of allegations of sexual harassment against Jian Gomenshi and reports of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Military,… Read more
The Emotional Intelligence Training Program:
This three-day action and results-oriented program is based on our work with American Express Financial Advisors. Its proven track record has been documented by Rutger’s University and Daniel Goleman, the best selling author who… Read more
Associated most with the school yard– cyberbullying is recognized to occur amongst children and teens.
But, what about amongst adults and in the workplace?
We are seeing a disturbing rise in cyberbullying amongst adults, according to preliminary research in Canada,… Read more
But, instead you walk into a war zone–everyone is yelling at each other.
Then, when you ask the kids a question, they roll their eyes.
It’s what… Read more
You probably have the proper safety equipment to ensure you aren’t injured on the job, but what about being kept safe from psychological harm?
Risks that might lead to physical injury in the workplace are given great consideration and thought,… Read more
Our recent column on the toll emotional abuse takes on staff, and how people cope with it, elicited thoughtful responses from many readers. Here are some answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we received:
How can emotional… Read more
Independent, assertive women with leadership qualities are often a company’s top performers. That’s the good news.
The bad news, according to recent research, is that women with these traits are more likely to be sexually harassed.
And of all the… Read more