ESN would like to share some very pertinent words of wisdom from the President, Crisis Intervention and Management Australasia, Peter Kueffer (Registered Psychologist) pertaining to our Australian bushfire disaster. We hope that his words will assist you and others during this unprecedented and devastating time. A letter from the President Australian Bushfires I January, 2020 First, I would like to acknowledge the wonderful contribution from our members as this
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
Many workplace grievances submitted for investigation pertain to a belief that a person’s manager is bullying them and engaging in unreasonable behaviour. We all have different perceptions and therein often lies the problem. A person making a complaint can perceive a request or action to be unreasonable on the basis that they may; feel singled out, humiliated, dislike being questioned about their conduct or performance or view feedback as nit-picking.