How can we fix a situation without resorting to dismissal?

Some situations are clear cut. Others land right in that grey area where a staff member has done something completely inappropriate and needs disciplinary action. Although dismissal is an option you might feel that the transgression doesn’t require such a heavy handed approach, but you need to make sure that the same situation doesn’t arise again. Read more…

How can we get CEOs, Executives and Senior Staff to change their behaviours?

What do you do when the people who run your organisation are contributing to a lot of the problems within it? People in powerful roles usually excel in many areas, but can be quite lacking in others. The extra difficulty in causing behaviour shift in senior staff members is they are in charge of the systems that allow certain ineffective behaviours to perpetuate. Read more…

How do I address inappropriate behaviour in the workplace?

Inappropriate behaviour is a huge issue in the workplace and it is time we took a new approach. It usually starts off in very subtle ways. We hear of bullying and we might imagine a boss standing over a worker being aggressive and rude, but that’s just one possible example on a long spectrum of behaviours. How does it get to that point? Read more…