I recently participated in a webcast discussing current workplace issues which included bullying or abusive conduct. So far, such behavior, however defined or named, has not been recognized as illegal at the state or federal level. Generally, these and other programs I have participated in mostly consider whether workplace bullying is an
The NFL has released its investigative report arising out of Jonathan Martin’s claim that his teammates’ abuse forced him to leave the Miami Dolphins last November. Lawyers from a prestigious outside firm spoke with more than a hundred witnesses, reviewed thousands of texts and emails, examined practices and policies and made factual
How do you build an enduring business or enterprise when the world is changing so fast? For years now, I’ve heard leaders from various industries ask their leadership teams that very question. Many answer the question by focusing on products and services that are or will soon be needed. They’re
“My male co-worker just called me, ‘babe.’” I turned to look at the forty-something woman sitting next to me on the plane who had just ended her phone call. “Can you believe someone would say that?,” she said. “How could he not know any better?” She explained that she didn’t
Recently, I’ve found myself speaking to several professional groups about whether and how ethics and professionalism can be taught. The good news is that yes, these subjects can be — e.g., the content can be delivered to students through instruction. But, there’s more to consider than simply teaching these concepts.