Civility at Work

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  • After hours: How to regulate employees’ off-duty behavior
    Employers may not fire or discipline an employee on mere suspicion of unbecoming, immoral or illegal behavior. To control health care costs, many employers try to regulate employees’ off-duty behavior ... habits and their workplace effectiveness or ... read more
  • If you want your kids to run wild, go to Chuck E. Cheese
    Vuick noted that babies can’t be expected to be quiet, preschoolers have “increasingly poor manners” and parents ... of laissez-faire applies to children. One doesn’t go into Chuck E. Cheese to see Emily Post etiquette trainees. ... read more
  • Creating Workplace Civility: Why Courtesy is Critical for Businesses
    Creating a culture of civility and respect among employees is critical for a business to be successful, according to one workplace behavior expert. Deborah Rinner, director of international protocol and corporate etiquette for Tero International ... read more
  • Corporations Are Working to Destroy One of the Few Tools We Have to Stop Their Abusive Behavior
    The jury thought money might get McDonald’s to change its behavior, because burning at least 700 people ... “Medical malpractice kills more people than automobile and workplace accidents combined.” ( The Medical Malpractice Myth, Tom Baker ... read more
  • The Powerful Influence of Bad Behavior at Work (and What to Do About it)
    One implication for managers and numerous other influencers in organizations is that, while bringing and breeding great people, and encouraging civility ... t eliminate the negative behavior of bullies and jerks at work, it doesn’t matter how much ... read more
  • Internet and social media behavior 101
    Pejorative racial and ethnic epithets used to be commonplace in social environments and the workplace ... Internet etiquette to become a new kind of normative activity – through the ostracism that comes from exhibiting embarrassing bad behavior. ... read more
  • Being Brooke
    Most women would look very unattractive in this headgear, but Brooke Shields looks just fine ... went overboard: "She read Miss Manners, she memorized etiquette books," says Brooke with a sigh. "You can't imagine.") Still, "I think people let their ... read more
  • Good Behavior by Decree? How a Simple Contract Can Motivate Employees
    This document can address any and all aspects of behavior at work: from interaction with clients to phone etiquette to "good manners" (knocking on doors) to "positive attitude" markers (smiling or saying thank you). Interested in creating a Standards of ... read more
  • Ethics And Behavior In Organizations
    Ethics and Behavior in Organizations Chapter 3 2 ... that ethical training can add value to the moral environment of a firm and to relationships in the workplace by: Finding a match between employer’s and employee’s values ... read more
  • Ethical Internet Behavior In The Workplace
    1. “ Ethical Internet Behavior in the Workplace” Cierra Smith Tarnisha Turner December 15, 2008 Ms.Moore 2. Objective The objective of this PowerPoint is to explain the do’s and don’ts of ethical behavior on the internet. 3. ... read more
  • Player to Player: Adolescent Anger
    Please send any questions you’d like answered, or responses to other player’s questions, to Without a doubt, the fastest and easiest way to deal with children ... who continued this behavior into adulthood. Tennis is a sport of etiquette. ... read more
  • Does your workplace need an employee civility code?
    Her own discourteous behavior violated the workplace ... for a civility code: If you enforce the rules, you may cut the chances of creating a racially or sexually hostile environment. Ideas from HR professionals to silence swearing at work “If your ... read more
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