It’s the New Year and everyone is getting back to work. Now is a good a time as any to think about what you need to achieve for 2015. You can do that by taking a critical look at your human resources.
One question to ask yourself is: you are managing your risk? How can you manage risk better?
As mentioned in our previous post , workplace bullying costs Australian Business up to $6 billion per year across all industries. In light of that you may be asking: “what can my business do to proactively manage bullying if and when it starts?”
We’ve had a lot of requests to begin a blog post series covering policies. The first cab off the rank is one policy that every business should have in place: bullying. Its estimated bullying costs Australian business between $6 and $36 billion per year. Bullying and harassment can occur in any industry, organisation and workplace – it is not selective. So firstly, what is bullying behaviour?
Poor performance plagues every kind of workplace. Small, medium and corporate businesses alike experience problems with people. These people turn in incomplete work, drag down morale or spark the all-avoidable “spot fires” that managers are constantly running around and putting out. It’s bad for your team, long-term and medium-term planning and more importantly, your bottom line.