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Addressing Workplace Incivility

While actively showing appreciation to colleagues helps create a more positive workplace, creating a workplace culture involves additional components.  Creating a workplace culture where people truly feel valued also involves eliminating behaviors that make people feel devalued. One of the worst culprits for making people feel devalued is disrespectful, condescending and rude behavior. Obviously, physical aggression is wrong. Less obvious is verbal abuse, especially if it is not clear that the instigator intended to harm the target. Remember the childhood phrase “sticks and stones will break my bones but words will never hurt me?” The truth is, words can and... Continue reading...

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June 1, 2016 10:35 am
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