Category: Workplace Culture

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Should We Have Worker Representation on Boards?

It’s long been a perception in some circles that the corporate fat cats don’t have the best interests of the working man (or woman) in mind. But, what if that group of fat cats included those workers? That is, in essence, what Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been proposing.

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Tech Employees Chafe Under Electronic Supervision

Employee productivity and satisfaction are closely linked in both positive and negative ways. Data have repeatedly shown that employees with high levels of job satisfaction tend to be more productive. Employees who enjoy their jobs tend to work harder, longer, and smarter. At the same time, many efforts to boost employee productivity can have a […]

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Authentic Leaders and Workplace Bullying Prevention

According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, in 2017, 60.4 million Americans were affected by workplace bullying, 61% of workplace bullies were bosses, and 71% of employer reactions were considered harmful to those who were targeted by workplace bullies.

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4 Current College Trends and Practices that Are Hindering Workforce Readiness

According to a recent survey, only about a third of college students feel like they’re prepared and that they’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the job market and in the workplace. And there’s good reason for this because, unfortunately, there are currently four college trends and practices that are […]

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How to Combat Transphobia in the Workplace

According to one report by the National Center for Transgender Equality, 90% of the 6,450 transgender and gender-nonconforming people who were surveyed reported “experiencing harassment or mistreatment on the job or took actions to avoid it.” And a whopping 47% of the individuals surveyed reported being fired, not hired, or denied a promotion because of […]

Communication

Improving Interdepartmental Communication

Communication is key to the success of any organization. The challenge is often that there are different groups within organizations that have more or less ability to communicate with one another.