• employers
  • At this time, OSHA does not require employers to implement workplace violence prevention programs, but it provides voluntary guidelines and may cite employers for failing to provide a workplace free from recognized serious hazards. (nursingworld.org)
  • Workplace evaluation: A tool employers use to review the performance of an employee. (wikipedia.org)
  • Catherine Mattice and Karen Garman define workplace bullying as "systematic aggressive communication, manipulation of work, and acts aimed at humiliating or degrading one or more individual that create an unhealthy and unprofessional power imbalance between bully and target(s), result in psychological consequences for targets and co-workers, and cost enormous monetary damage to an organization's bottom line" Employers can also be bullies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patricia Barnes, author of Surviving Bullies, Queen Bees & Psychopaths in the Workplace, argues that employers that bully are a critical but often overlooked aspect of the problem in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • negatively
  • While there is no universally accepted formal definition of workplace bullying, several researchers have endeavoured to define it: According to Einarsen, Hoel, Zapf and Cooper "Bullying at work means harassing, offending, socially excluding someone or negatively affecting someone's work tasks. (wikipedia.org)
  • IBM's
  • Workplace OS is IBM's experimental operating system of the 1990s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lois Dimpfel in November 1993, IBM's Director of Personal Operating Systems At the base of Workplace OS is a version of the Mach 3.0 microkernel (release mk68) originally developed by Carnegie Mellon University and heavily modified by the Open Software Foundation's Research Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • IBM Workplace was a brand of collaborative software applications from IBM's Lotus Software division. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because the goal of Workplace largely overlapped IBM's existing Lotus Notes and Domino software, Notes and Domino customers became increasingly worried that Notes and Domino would either be discontinued or at best marginalized in favor of Workplace. (wikipedia.org)
  • effective workplace
  • Misunderstandings that cause friction between people can be avoided by effective workplace communication.Effective communication, also called open communication, prevents barriers from forming among individuals within companies that might impede progress in striving to reach a common goal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Use of jargon while communicating is not considered good for effective workplace communication. (wikipedia.org)
  • individuals
  • Workplace spirituality: A grassroots movement with individuals seeking to live their faith and/or spiritual values in the workplace. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Pamela Lutgin-Sandvik, the lack of unifying language to name the phenomenon of workplace bullying is a problem because without a unifying term or phrase, individuals have difficulty naming their experiences of abuse, and therefore have trouble pursuing justice against the bully. (wikipedia.org)
  • Individuals in the workplace are subjected to prolonged exposure to each other. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the workplace, individuals cannot choose their co-workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • stress
  • A lack of recognition on the need to promote workers well-being may give raise to workplace problems, such as stress, bullying, conflict, alcohol and drug abuse and mental health disorders. (ilo.org)
  • Attributed intent This distinguishes bullying from isolated behaviours and other forms of job stress and allows the term workplace bullying to be applied in various contexts and to behaviours that meet these characteristics. (wikipedia.org)
  • formal
  • While an informal mentor that is not a part of the organization may not have all the resources that a formal mentor will have to advance the protege within the company's hierarchy, they can provide a more personal relationship and will not be involved in workplace politics and will be able to provide bias free advice. (wikipedia.org)
  • This categorization of workplace revenge concerns work-related actions that are often tangible, formal, and documented in employment records. (wikipedia.org)
  • While formal workplace communication that is done too rarely or too often is not good for an organization, frequent informal workplace communication has its benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1992
  • The first known documented use of "workplace bullying" is in 1992 in a book by Andrea Adams called Bullying at Work: How to Confront and Overcome It. (wikipedia.org)
  • morale
  • We can help you maximise staff engagement and morale by complementing your workplace giving program with a tailored engagement and communications plan. (beyondblue.org.au)
  • Workplace morale: Workplace events play a large part in changing employee morale, such as heavy layoffs, the cancellation of overtime, canceling benefits programs, and the lack of union representation. (wikipedia.org)
  • environments
  • Software demonstrations showed limited personality support, with the dominant one being the OS/2 Workplace Shell desktop, and the DOS and UNIX personalities achieving only fullscreen text mode support with crude hotkey switching between the environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • jargon
  • Workplace jargon: Highly specialized terminology or needlessly complicated and obfuscated phrases sometimes used by managers or colleagues. (wikipedia.org)
  • initiative
  • One Workplace offers products that have been certified by SCS Global Services (SCS Indoor Advantage and SCS Indoor Advantage Gold) and the McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (Cradle to Cradle) Another sustainability initiative at One Workplace is to help customers achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) status. (wikipedia.org)
  • anxiety
  • By signing up to support beyondblue via your workplace giving program, you'll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people in Australia affected by anxiety, depression and suicide. (beyondblue.org.au)
  • Anxiety disorders and workplace-related anxieties. (wikipedia.org)
  • revenge
  • Acts of revenge in the workplace are viewed by the retaliator as a defensive act in response to the offender's unwarranted and unfair actions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Workplace revenge is often initially considered a violent act taking place between colleagues within an organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Workplace revenge often consists of silent and non-confrontational acts that directly affect the other person. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general, workplace revenge is about justice, restoring the balance of what is, or what is perceived as, fair. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • If you would like to include beyondblue in your existing program, please complete our workplace giving sign-up form . (beyondblue.org.au)
  • Benefits of a respectful workplace include better moral, teamwork, lower absenteeism, lower turnover of staff, reduced worker's compensation claims, better ability to handle change and recover from problems, work seems less onerous, and improved productivity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Workplace relationships are not limited to friendships, but also include superior-subordinate, romantic, and family relationships. (wikipedia.org)
  • IBM also started to include Lotus Notes and Domino within the "Workplace family. (wikipedia.org)
  • facilitate
  • Individual virtual workplaces vary in how they apply existing technology to facilitate team cooperation: 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the fast evolution of technology, companies have to stay up to date with communication tools that facilitate the workplace communication. (wikipedia.org)
  • thus
  • Transition Planning provides clients with the means and the message to clarify and build excitement about upcoming workplace changes, to manage transitions thus decreasing lost time and to increase employee satisfaction. (perkinswill.com)
  • promote
  • In recent years, workplace wellness has been expanded from single health promotion interventions to create a more overall healthy environment including, for example standards of building and interior design to promote physical activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • ensures
  • Workplace Strategy ensures that clients achieve the highest and best return on real estate investments, approach workplace with consistency and rigor to improve cost effectiveness, improve overall performance and garner employee satisfaction. (perkinswill.com)
  • forms
  • Workplace democracy: The application of democracy in all its forms to the workplace. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because it can occur in a variety of contexts and forms, it is also useful to define workplace bullying by the key features that these behaviours possess. (wikipedia.org)
  • IBM Workplace Forms was a suite of products for developing and delivering data-driven, XML-based electronic forms to end-users. (wikipedia.org)
  • content
  • The content of the information plays a major role in workplace communication. (wikipedia.org)
  • IBM Workplace Collaboration Services is a single product that provided a set of communication and collaboration tools such as e-mail, calendaring and scheduling, awareness, instant messaging, e-learning, team spaces, Web conferencing, and document and Web content management. (wikipedia.org)
  • efficiency
  • Having friendships in the workplace can not only improve efficiency, but it can also encourage creativity and decision-making within the organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • interaction
  • Workplace feminisation: Trend towards greater employment of women, and of men willing and able to operate with these more 'feminine' modes of interaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • authority
  • Workplace politics: The use of one's individual or assigned power within an employing organization for the purpose of obtaining advantages beyond one's legitimate authority. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the majority of cases, bullying in the workplace is reported as having been by someone who has authority over their victim. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Workplace Authority was an Australian Government statutory agency that existed from 1 July 2007 to 1 July 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Authority also received strong criticism in relation to the enormous backlog of unassessed Workplace Agreements lodged after Bennett's appoinment. (wikipedia.org)