Category: Workplace Behavior

5 Examples of Effective Civility Training

“Be respectful to your colleagues.” It may seem like a simple directive and one that adults should be able to figure out on their own. In reality, though, people have always had very different ideas about what kind of behavior is appropriate for the workplace. That’s why generic platitudes like

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How to Spot (and Stop) a Potential “Super Harasser”

Over the past few years, we’ve watched the downfalls of seemingly untouchable powerful men who have abused their power to harass and intimidate the people around them. As each one’s behavior was exposed, there was shock from the public and inevitable questions from the rest of us. How did they

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Does Sexual Harassment Training Work?

There’s an assumption among some companies that workplace sexual harassment training simply doesn’t work. Sure, we still make our staff go through it, but mostly because we have to. We want to protect our organizations from lawsuits and show that we’re making an effort. After all, most people wouldn’t dream

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Civility at Work

Turn on the TV, go online, read a newspaper today or tomorrow and you’ll find stories or forums about the decline of civility in politics, at sporting events or in our workplaces. As important as the subject is, what’s often not considered is that civility is variable — it has

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