I just discovered I need to be aware of the role consumer protection agencies play in the denigration of an industry, and the mistrust of advisers who are charged with solving problems.
We’d like to take a few moments to look at the reasons behind the need to say no for maintaining a positive company culture. We review why you should say no as well as how.
We dispell common myths of developing corporate culture and caution managers looking to create a corporate culture that is not realistic.
When we ask clients what wins the prize for providing the most headaches, it’s almost unanimously regulatory compliance. Getting compliance training down earns kudos – but changing corporate culture hits the ball out of the park. Can you imagine taking topics that most employees ignore or misunderstand, effectively training the same group and finally promoting a closer healthier culture?
Generating trust and respect of management by employees in the workplace is essential for productivity, team morale, employee retention and authentic development of a positive corporate culture. We'll cover the 5 levels of leadership.
Mediation is an essential skill for managers as they encounter conflict management situations almost daily. These skills offer managers structure to identify and deal with conflict.
We were recently involved in a team-building project stemming from long standing disagreement(s) between two managers. Issues that began small, bloomed into direct conflict. The conflict that had become a fact of workplace culture had now divided departments, threatened production and fostered a toxic work environment. Our approach to help was successful!
We use a large 12 month calendar to mark happenings and events of the year. At the end of the year, looking back at all that was memorialized on the calendar, we realized we should put just as much into the planning of the future on next years calendar.
What a sick office culture looks like. The bad news: if your office displays 2 of the following 5 team maladies, you have a sick office culture: 1. Interoffice sabotage (usually driven by gossip) 2. Excessive non-medical absenteeism 3. Limited dialogue, lack of free expression 4. High turnover – all staff positions. 5. No passion. Lack of direction. It’s for the paycheck, not the team There is good news...