Articles 2017-05-20T18:51:51+00:00

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  • Companies Lack Sexual Harassment Training
    Roger Ailes. Harvey Weinstein. Matt Lauer. With so many high-profile alleged cases of sexual harassment in the news, a new survey states that employers still are not taking steps to prevent and address the widespread issue. A mere 32 percent of American ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-17
  • Survey: Companies not doing enough to combat sexual harassment
    TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 -- The #MeToo movement has shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace, but a new survey shows most U.S. employers aren't tackling the issue. The movement "has given business leaders an opportunity to finally take real ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-15
  • A Reckoning for Obama’s Foreign-Policy Legacy
    Raghunathan’s writing does fall under the category of self-help (with all of the pep talks and progress worksheets that that entails), but his commitment to scientific ... Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-15
  • Rudeness in the Workplace
    Rudeness in the workplace has gained ... Described as “low-intensity, deviant behavior with ambiguous intent to harm,” researchers have estimated that 98 percent of American workers have experienced rudeness at work, with 50 percent of workers ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-15
  • Companies Not Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Harassment: Survey
    Just 8 percent of workers said their company implemented tougher sexual harassment policies to crack down on the behavior ... harassment at work occurs within a broader context. For training to produce long-term changes, the organization's workplace ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-15
  • Work Advice: Eager to quit? Tips on bowing out gracefully.
    Is there an etiquette for submitting your resignation ... I would not go into someone’s home and open their window blinds, so I find this behavior irritating and petty. What is your recommendation on how to handle this annoying issue? ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-15
  • How Bill Clinton Stopped White House Leaks
    Related Story How Trump Can Fix His Troubled White House The comment was breathtakingly callous ... In it, each player deploys 180 or 181 pieces (depending on which color he or she chooses), placed alternately on an initially empty board; victory goes ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-15
  • You can vote to mandate sexual-harassment training for Philly city employees. But will it work?
    Anna Orso is a member of the Modern Life team covering culture, trends, and the way we live. She's a Fishtown resident, a Penn State grad, and a native of York, Pa. When voters enter the booth Tuesday in Philadelphia, they’ll be asked: Should ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-14
  • Voters to Settle Policy on Sexual Harassment Training for City Employees
    According to Brown, the training is intended to educate employees on civility and appropriate behavior when engaging with coworkers, making certain to stress not only not how to act, but how to conduct oneself in the workplace. The training is not just a ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-09
  • Helping employees manage their emotions
    However, stopping negative thinking patterns can be challenging for people—especially those with a long history of the habit. It can really help to ... when it comes to civility and respect in the workplace. Don’t shame the person if they’ve behaved ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-09
  • Professor’s Remark Draws Rebuke
    Though that practice has not been common for decades, the listing of goods and services associated with a particular floor on an elevator is a popular culture trope that’s been repeated to comic effect in everything from the Harry Potter book series ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-07
  • Discussion on male entitlement ends with evidence
    workplace equality; the way men look at their fingernails; and how Bill Cosby was finally — finally! — found guilty after decades of reprehensible, predatory behavior. “It just sounded so timely with all this #MeToo business going on,” Lustig said ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-06
  • Men And Women Share Thoughts On What The ‘Dick Pic’ Really Means In Modern Dating
    Remember your first date? Tender, innocent, naïve and charged with hormones and emotion? Awww, sweet. Now, remember your first dick pic? Total fail or mutually agreed upon? According to Wellness & Relationship Healer, Sarah Martin, the dick pic is like ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-05
  • New Jersey Court Permits Title VII Suit to Continue
    Mateo claimed that he documented this behavior to human resources in the summer of 2012 ... While acknowledging that Title VII is not a “general civility code,” U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty denied the employer’s motion. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-03
  • A first step in denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula
    They have belittled each other to an extreme, implying their behavior ... in civility...,” write Lea Berman and Jeremy Bernard, former White House social secretaries, in a new book, “Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-05-01