Poor leadership drives bullying culture: Is there a gap between ‘theory’ and ‘practice’ in your workplace?
Recent allegations of systemic harassment and bullying within a high profile law enforcement agency illustrate the importance of ensuring that important workplace policies and procedures are actually implemented within organisations.
Previous Poll Analysis Last week, we asked the following question to respondents:
Previous Poll Analysis Last week, we presented the following statement to respondents:
Alan Colvin is an HR industry leader that has enhanced the workplace culture and capability of hundreds of organisations. His special interest in developing and facilitating workshops on leadership and soft skills lead Alan to develop iHR Australia’s newest program, Developing Leaders.
When we see patterns of highly qualified people from across all industries making poor decisions in relation to how they communicate and manage people, we suspect that there is also a wider issue related to poor selection and development processes for managers across the country. That is, a bad[…]
You can have the best practices in policy and complaints handling processes. You can have a policy statement providing a commitment to a discrimination, harassment and bullying free workplace. But you can’t mitigate the risk of costly incidents of inappropriate behaviour if managers have an[…]