What is bullying in the workplace? There are many signs of workplace bullying behaviour that are highly visible, for instance: the person who is publically humiliated by their manager or the individual who wrongly takes the credit for someone else’s work. However, there is another more insidious form of workplace bullying behaviour that needs to be addressed: that credit for someone is so-called ‘cyber bullying’.
If people are in fear of going to work and watching the clock to get back to the safety of their home, then those people will be poor performers, poor sales people, poor producers and a bad advertisement for your firm, says Carole Spiers. That competitive disadvantage will also be reflected in your company’s image and your brand.
If more Emirati women are to emerge as business leaders in the future, they must develop their self-confidence and, perhaps, renegotiate their responsibilities with their families. The challenge for the UAE is to create an environment where Emirati women can pursue any career they choose in the future, and know that they will be judged on the basis of their work performance and not on their gender.
Bullying is unacceptable in the modern workplace and no responsible company or organisation should be seen as condoning it. The health of employees is important, and that includes both physical and mental wellbeing and relieving stress and anxiety.
With Ramadan now behind us and business ‘back to normal’, it is a good time to think about using the right hand side of our brain and to start being creative. Particularly in times of a recession, we need to utilise our often latent abilities. Now more than ever before, it is of even importance to use the skills that we already have.
Sensational reports of economic breakdown in Dubai ignore the global nature of the current economic crisis. The UAE retains a brilliant mix of creative and technological strength, says stress-guru Carole Spiers.
Stress-guru and motivational speaker Carole Spiers ends her last visit of 2009 to Dubai on a note of optimism, based on what she has just seen and heard, confirmed by some encouraging forecasts on stress management.
A makeover may not seem the most obvious remedy for the stress symptoms of a recession. But recent research indicates that women are spending more on their clothes, hair and general makeover than they were a couple of years ago
Motivational Speaker Carole Spiers says … Absence management should be outsourced to specialists in workplace conflict
Motivational Speaker Carole Spiers says Absence Management is best sourced in-house, to avoid setting up an atmosphere of mistrust. The best use of outside experts is to train your own HR department for this emotive, personal agenda.