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Check the Drama at the Door: Part 6

Posted by Patti Perez

November 9, 2017

Welcome back to ‘Check the Drama at the Door,’ our ongoing series about preventing workplace conflict and promoting a healthy culture. Over the past few weeks, I have been identifying potentially “triggering” events or issues and turning points at which companies may be able to take steps to avoid strife, boost productivity and loyalty and, one hopes, make their businesses desirable employers. If you missed the last couple of posts, check them out here! They cover establishing culture, organizational changes, communication improvement, training practices, HR tools, and workplace investigations.

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Topics: HR, HR Compliance, Workplace conflict, Check the Drama

Check the Drama at the Door: Part 5

Posted by Patti Perez

November 2, 2017

Welcome back to ‘Check the Drama at the Door,’ our ongoing series about preventing workplace conflict and promoting a healthy culture. Over the past few weeks, I have been identifying potentially “triggering” events or issues and turning points at which companies may be able to take steps to avoid strife, boost productivity and loyalty and, one hopes, make their businesses desirable employers. If you missed the last couple of posts, check them out here! They cover establishing culture, organizational changes, communication improvement, training practices, and HR tools.

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Topics: HR, HR Compliance, Workplace conflict, Check the Drama

Check the Drama at the Door: Part 4

Posted by Patti Perez

October 31, 2017

Welcome back to ‘Check the Drama at the Door,’ our ongoing series about preventing workplace conflict and promoting a healthy culture. Over the past few weeks, I have been identifying potentially “triggering” events or issues and turning points at which companies may be able to take steps to avoid strife, boost productivity and loyalty and, one hopes, make their businesses desirable employers. If you missed the last couple of posts, check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3, which cover establishing culture, organizational changes, communication improvement, and proactive decision making.

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Topics: HR, HR Compliance, Workplace conflict, Check the Drama

Check the Drama at the Door: Part 3

Posted by Patti Perez

October 19, 2017

Welcome back to ‘Check the Drama at the Door,’ our ongoing series about preventing workplace conflict through best managerial practices and a series of measures that should be taken to promote a healthy culture. Over the past few weeks, I have been identifying potentially “triggering” events or issues and turning points at which companies may be able to take proactive steps to avoid strife, boost employee productivity and loyalty and, one hopes, make their businesses employers of choice. If you missed the last couple of posts, check out Part 1 and Part 2, which cover establishing culture, organizational changes, and communication improvement.

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Topics: HR, HR Compliance, Workplace conflict, Check the Drama

Check the Drama at the Door: Part 2

Posted by Patti Perez

October 12, 2017

Last week you read about the first two steps from my workplace conflict prevention program. We discussed establishing a positive culture as a foundation, and good management strategies for organizational change. Those two tools can go a long way in improving your culture and preventing conflict, but they are only a small part of a truly comprehensive program.

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Topics: HR, HR Compliance, Workplace conflict, Check the Drama

Check the Drama at the Door

Posted by Patti Perez

October 5, 2017

Conflict at work is inevitable. Despite this reality, there are many steps that employers can take to avoid and resolve these situations. My experience as an independent workplace investigator has given me a bird’s eye view of workplace conflict as it unfolds, and I have been able to spot a few patterns. One pattern is that there always seems to be a singular point in time where the action could have been avoided. Over the next few weeks, I will be posting a series of blog entries that address best practices for conflict prevention and resolution while identifying potentially triggering turning points.

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Topics: HR, HR Compliance, Workplace conflict, Check the Drama