16 11, 2018

Are Workplace Conflicts Causing Tension and Impacting Productivity? Professional Mediation can Help Resolve Stressful Situations

2018-09-27T16:52:53+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services|

Every employer strives to create and nurture a healthy environment that encourages employees to work at their best. However, the mix of different personalities, clashing egos and dysfunctional relationships often result in acrimonious disagreements. While healthy differences of opinions can result in exchange of ideas and innovation, persistent conflict can detract from productivity and employee wellbeing. Daily conflicts and disagreements are usually minor and people get past those very easily.

5 11, 2018

Stressed Over Taking Appropriate Disciplinary Action for Misconduct? Reliable Investigations can Help Employers Stay on the Right Side of Law

2018-09-27T16:52:04+00:00 November 5th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Workplace Investigations|

Every workplace has its ethics and it can be challenging to ride a fine line between acceptable and unacceptable behaviours. In a few places, even sitting with your feet on your desk can get you fired. Although definitions of misconduct can vary across workplaces and the rules are different, there are certain broad categories of misconduct that are widely accepted as a norm. It’s very important for managers and employers

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.