Workplace Issues

How to Deal with Bullying in the Workplace and Cyber Bullying

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’.

Workplace Bullying – a conspiracy of silence?

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.

Stress at work: Emirati women fit into new roles

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.

‘Think creatively in difficult times’ says Entrepreneur Carole Spiers

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.