Civility at Work

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  • Apparently Some KPMG U.K. Employees Were Pissing or Pooping (or Both) In a Work Bathroom Sink
    So yesterday the BBC posted an article about the shitty bathroom etiquette of some employees at the Financial Conduct Authority, the regulator of the financial services industry in the U.K. And I’m not trying to be funny when I use the word “shitty.” People were “defecating on the floor ... read more
  • What are some other key solutions that can and should be implemented in the workplace in general to eliminate workplace harassment?
    Employees at all levels need to understand what is not acceptable behavior. ERIC BAISDEN: Companies should have regular and systematic training on a variety of topics including harassment. More than that, companies need to adopt a culture that promotes civility in the workplace and holds managers and supervisors accountable ... read more
  • Civility: Isolation can erode civility
    “Civility in America 2019: Solutions for Tomorrow,” reported that 93 percent of ... Human connectivity happens spontaneously at PTA meetings, in workplace break rooms, check-out lines and even in the stands at sporting events. These are the places where we build community and relationships. When Ellen DeGeneres posted a ... read more
  • The media needs to do better to protect journalists from sexual misconduct
    The media industry should be setting the standards for workplace behavior, not lowering the standards ... As I sit in class listening to lectures about media ethics and proper etiquette in the newsroom, I can’t help but see the hypocrisy of it all. In my career to get a ... read more
  • Which cheek and how many? The origins of the other French kiss
    Its origin is unknown, though there are many theories. Is it a ritualized form of ancestral behavior, like sniffing each other for recognition, or is it an emotional one arising from childhood? There’s no consensus among historians, anthropologists ... read more
  • Nooses, lynching, and racial intimidation
    (TriceEdneyWire.com)—Are the use of nooses as symbols of intimidation rising in the workplace? Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC ... The protesters say they were modeling their behavior after seeing them used in a European climate change protest. Nonsense. If these protesters grew up in the United States, they ought ... read more
  • Nooses in the workplace – when does it stop?
    Are the use of nooses as symbols of intimidation rising in the workplace? Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC ... The protesters say they were modeling their behavior after seeing them used in a European climate change protest. Nonsense. If these protesters grew up in the United States, they ought ... read more
  • A Bar Owner’s Guide to Bar Etiquette
    Still, owing to the nature of combining booze and people, bartenders can be the butt end of some uncomfortable behavior. While bars are not universal, here is a guide for general etiquette, and helpful suggestions ... this experience negatively impacted my ability to feel upbeat at work knowing that ... read more
  • Two years on: The impact of #MeToo
    Further, a separate study indicates that more men avoid working one-on-one with female coworkers and are reluctant to hire women for a job that might require them to be alone together (such as business travel ... reduce legal and ethical risk. ... read more
  • Rude and crude, or will America bring back civility?
    In short, civility is taking a beating. “Incivility occurs because we lose sight of what it means to be an ethical person,” says Dr. Steven Mintz, author of “Beyond Happiness and Meaning: Transforming Your Life Through Ethical Behavior ... affect productivity in the workplace, inhibit civil engagement, and, taken ... read more
  • “Medemer” by Abiy Ahmed, Ph.D., An Interpretive Book Review, (Part II)- Working Through Political Entropy in Ethiopia With Medemer
    This requires setting up new, independent and viable civic institutions and practices that promote civility, tolerance, rule of law ... self-awareness, global thinking, ethical behavior (goodness), pursuit of happiness without infringing on the rights of others, goodwill, security, decency, service volunteerism and so on. ... read more
  • Trump’s World Series Boo-Birds Are a Sign of a Healthy Democracy
    Generally speaking, there’s a strong taboo in liberal democracies against calling for one’s political opponents to be arrested or imprisoned outright, even when there’s evidence of criminal behavior. This is not a free pass ... There is no intellectual or philosophical consistency at work here, only pure self-interest. ... read more
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