HR articles: Workplace culture
Workplace culture is often hard to describe, because it means something different in every organisation and many times employees feel it’s ‘just the way things are’. But so often it can define a company and when it’s not working well, everyone knows about it.
In the age of high powered lawsuits and increasing bankruptcies, companies cannot afford any misstep. Hence, firms are encouraged to portray their corporate profile and culture as transparently as possible to the public audience to ensure that all company’s communications and concerns are disclose
Culture and Leadership
As the title suggests, this chapter is about culture and leadership. Like the previous chapter, this one is multifaceted and focuses on a collection of related ideas rather than a single unified
Canada has prides itself in immigration, which is one of the biggest sources of its population growth. In order to sustain the growth it is a key that we foster an environment that is comfortable for all. We see the effect of this diversity mostly within our workforce. This has then ca
RELIGIOUS AND ETHNICAL SYSTEM
➢ Religion - may be defined as a system of shared beliefs and rituals that are concerned with the realm of the sacred.
➢ Ethical Systems – refer to a set of moral principles, or values, that are used to guide and shape behavior. Most of the w
Corporate Culture in a Diverse Environment
As most affluent business people know just being a regional company is not good enough, we must be competitive in the global economy to ensure survival. Globalization is now the norm in the technological age where innovation happens every day. In
Organizational culture is the workplace environment formulated from the interaction of the employees in the workplace. Organizational culture is defined by all of the life experiences, strengths, weaknesses, education, upbr
or the entire workforce of the organisation are treated equally and fairly. Recognising and respecting employee rights is another major element in HRM. Various policies and procedures have being enacted by HRM to ensure equal employment opportunity to all its employees.
Presently, in Australia, a
Every type of business or workplace has an organziational system in place. In some instances it is a top-down structure where upper management makes the decisions and it is then passed down to middle management, and finally to lower level employees. In other workplaces a more colleagial structure
An Analysis of Workplace Harassment and Bullying in Today’s Society
Workplace harassment and bullying occurs when an employee subjects another employee to degrading behaviour, whether verbal abuse and threats or actual physical violence. It is an inappropriate expression of power th
Journal of College Teaching & Learning – November 2007
Volume 4, Number 11
Organizational Culture At The University Level: A Study Using The OCAI Instrument
Barbara Fralinger, (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org), Keystone College Valerie Olson, (E-mail: email@example.com), Seton Hall Un
SEXUALITY IN THE WORKPLACE: Organizational Control, Sexual Harassment, and the Pursuit of Pleasure. by Christine L. Williams , Patti A. Giuffre , Kirsten Dellinger
Sexual bantering, flitting, and dating are commonplace at work, but with few exceptions极少例外, sociologists hav
The purpose of this paper is to answer my preliminary question “How to deal with loss and grief in the workplace?” There are several articles and stories that have been addressed in this paper that deals with loss and grief in the workplace. This literature review explores what grie
Electronic surveillance in the workplace
Electronic Surveillance in the Workplace:
Concerns for Employees and Challenges for Privacy Advocates
Anna Johnston and Myra Cheng
Paper delivered 28 November 2002 International Conference on Personal Data Protection
Hosted by Personal Information
Gender, Generational Differences and Culture are all interpersonal communication factors in organisations where strategy needs to be in place to enhance greater social awareness, understanding and sensitivity in the diversity of office culture. Today's workforce is diverse not only wi
Good morning Pooh Bear. If it is a good morning. Which I doubt.
Many of us grew up laughing at the donkey Eeyore's charming pessimism, a trait that made him one of the most endearing inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood. But working with someone chronically gloomy, worried, or otherwise negative is
Culture is the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age groups. Culture
rules virtually every aspect of our life and like most people, we are completely unaware of this.
Culture is vital because it enables its members to function with one another without