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

3 09, 2018

So unreasonable: Managing or Bullying?

2018-08-09T17:15:50+08:00 September 3rd, 2018|Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards|

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.

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