Uber, Sexual Harassment, and the Stanford Prison Experiment

In February Uber Engineer Susan Fowler wrote a blog post reflecting on her year at Uber – a year rife with sexual harassment and discrimination. Unfortunately, her year was also rife with ignored complaints made to HR because offenders were high […]

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Positive Solutions Toward a Civil Workplace

Workplace bullying is any repeated, inappropriate behavior which may be directed towards anyone; a worker, a boss, a customer or client, or a third person at work, which threatens health and safety. It may involve verbal abuse or physical violence, […]

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Unconventional Ideas to Create a Great Place to Work

The holidays are coming! I’ve been researching the topic of creating great places to work for a decade, and along the way I’ve gleaned thousands of ideas on how to do that. If there’s one thing I know, creating a […]

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4 Tips to Increase Courtesy in the Workplace

Working in this fast-paced era of technology makes interacting with colleagues and other people instantaneous. We don’t really think about what and how we are going to respond to text messages, emails and social media posts. As a result, civility is being […]

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Actions to Influence Culture of Respect, Civility in your Workplace

Every workers ideal workplace shows open communication, and the interaction with one another should be in civil and respectful manner.  But that is just the opposite of what is generally happening in reality. According to studies and polls taken in today’s workplace, […]

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Having a ‘Rude’ Culture in the Workplace Affects Productivity

Day after day, everybody is exposed to various types of people with different personalities.   Some can be kind and positive, while others are simply rude and forceful.  For employees, most of the time they also have to deal with rude […]

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