11 10, 2018

Are you Doing Enough to Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? Seeking Professional Intervention Can Help Identify Culpable Behaviours

2018-09-27T16:50:14+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards, Workplace Investigations|

As Australia becomes more sensitive to sexual harassment issues in the workplace, managers may be obliged to become more accountable for behaviours that occur under their watch. Sexual harassment in the workplace refers to unwanted sexual attentions that could be physical, verbal, written, electronic or emotional. Men and women are both vulnerable to sexual harassment although there are higher numbers of instances where women tend to be the victims. According

28 09, 2018

Are Hidden Workplace Bullying Issues Threatening to Disrupt Productivity?

2018-09-27T16:48:40+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services, Training and Development, Workplace Investigations|

Is inappropriate, aggressive or rude behaviour affecting your work or peace of mind? Are desirable employees quitting your company due to bullying issues? Contrary to popular belief, bullying is not restricted to schools and colleges. According to a research study conducted by University of Wollongong, Australia, at least 40% of Australian employees have experienced workplace bullying. This implies that at least half of the Australian working population has had to

3 09, 2018

So unreasonable: Managing or Bullying?

2018-08-09T17:15:50+00:00 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.