Creating a Respectful Workplace. Safety Services Nova Scotia 31 st Annual Conference March 21, 2013 Gary Slauenwhite BBA, FBA, MBA. Negativity at work can be very harmful :. to the organization (production, costs, reputation)
Safety Services Nova Scotia
31st Annual Conference
March 21, 2013
Gary Slauenwhite BBA, FBA, MBA
Employees talk to each other and attempt to resolve any disagreements, hiccups.
Employees enjoy responsibility and strive to work with more responsibility
A respectful workplace cannot be mandated, commanded, constructed – they are developed, cultivated, formed over time.
A respectful workplace is one where there is a respectful culture – similar to a safe workplace having a safety culture.
Do not create “rules” for all workers if only a few are violating the norms
Provide good leadership and strategic direction – (mission, vision, values, goals)
Take “time outs” when dealing with stressful situations – regenerate your positive/respectful batteries