5 08, 2019

Intervene Now! Timely Intervention Helps Mitigate the Effects of a Difficult Workplace Environment

2019-08-06T14:41:26+08:00 August 5th, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services|

Managers busy running their organisations are vulnerable to complications that can crop up unnoticed through simple daily human interactions in the workplace. Issues can be very difficult with areas of danger including discrimination, sexual harassment, misconduct and conflict of interest. When ignored or left unaddressed, these problems fester over time, often becoming contentious or even litigious. In addition to potential lawsuits and legal hassles, these workplace issues can lead to

16 08, 2018

Bibliotherapy

2018-08-09T17:18:17+08:00 August 16th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

Reading as therapy? I now have a solid excuse for spending hours indulging in one of my favourite pastimes! Bibliotherapy is defined as ‘an expressive therapy that uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy’ (Wikipedia). Intrinsically I understand that reading can introduce different insights, increase knowledge, capture imagination and inspire. However reading, whether it be self-help books, philosophical texts, or

19 07, 2018

Towards a Culture of Psychological Safety

2018-05-25T18:27:53+08:00 July 19th, 2018|Coaching and Management Support, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards, Training and Development, Workplace Investigations|

A concept which is receiving an increasing amount of attention across many occupational areas is "Psychological Safety". This term can be defined as actions taken within an organisation to ensure the mental and emotional well-being of individuals within the work-group. Around Australia and New Zealand, Psychological Safety has great importance from OSH and "duty of care" perspectives. In the workplace there are a number of psychosocial hazards that can affect