Category: Workplace Civility Training

Training and the 5 C's of Civility by Steve Paskoff

When Training Alone Doesn’t Work: The 5 Cs of Civility

How often have you heard people in your organization complain that “training doesn’t work”? I hear that sentiment all the time in conjunction with training on behavioral issues such as discrimination, inclusion, respect and civility. Often, I have to agree: Training doesn’t work — or, rather, training alone doesn’t work.

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5 Examples of Effective Workplace Civility Exercises

“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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What is Workplace Civility Training for Employees?

An annual poll conducted by Weber Shandwick and Powell Tate KRC Research reported that 93% of Americans feel that “civility” in today’s society is problematic. In our divisive and politically charged climate, this type of offensive, ill-mannered behavior is on the rise, and while not illegal, the hostile environment it creates

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How #Metoo Is Affecting the Public Workforce

The awareness and victories gained from the #MeToo movement have been especially notable in fields such as entertainment, business, and even politics. But there’s one sector that may be suffering from pervasive harassment problems and toxic culture that hasn’t seen much change: The government sector. A March 2018 study cited

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4 Ways to Maximize the Impact of Civility Training

Delivering civility training is critical for establishing and maintaining productive inclusive workplaces, especially in today’s divisive, politically charged climate. If you want the lessons of civil behavior to really take hold in your organization, your civility initiative should be seen as a means to positively affect results and help surface new

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