A study from Michigan State University has found that incivility costs an average of $14,000 per employee in lost production and work time. As a result, more and more organizations are developing the “gold standard of workplace safety,” a concept which originated from the health care industr
Posts Tagged: behavior
There are four scientifically-based patterns of behavior: pioneers, drivers, guardians and integrators. Knowing which traits emerge more strongly in which people can help employers drive more rewarding collaboration among teams. As for millennials, they can help us better understand our work styles and help us tap into our specific strengths.
Inaction in the face of harassment and intimidation is unthinkable when we all have the power to speak up and demand change in the workplace.
7 ways you can help the millennials in your office.
How can government actually effect change and convince people to do the things they need them to do?
Having a positive attitude accomplishes many “wins” and makes it very easy to get along with others, particularly difficult people, in and outside of the workplace.
Everyone gets thirsty. It’s easy to see thirsty folks heading to the water cooler for refreshment, be it in the traditional form, a coffee station, or by proxy via vending machines. Everyone gets bored, too.
Police departments across the U.S. are piloting crime prevention programs that rely on a smart analysis of historical crime data in neighborhoods across their cities. And they are finding that they can cut burglaries by as much as 27 percent! City police departments across the country are turning traditional police officers into “data detectives.” Police… Read more »
How an issue is framed can strongly influence how a person responds. This insight has led to whole new fields of economics and social science called “behavioral economics” or “behavioral interventions.” Government managers, however, can use these new approaches to dramatically improve the performance of their programs, if done right. I attended a forum a… Read more »
How does a leader change the culture of an organization that is resistant to change? Start by working with the existing culture, says business writers in a recent Harvard Business Review article. In this way, the culture can be an accelerator of change, not an impediment. Business writers Jon Katzenbach, Ilona Steffen, and Caroline Kronley… Read more »