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Leadership Strategies for Creating a Respectful Workplace

Build and support a more positive and productive workplace climate.

A workplace where employees treat one another with civility and respect is far more likely to function at optimum levels of productivity. Unfortunately, the rise of disrespectful behaviors in business seems to be at epidemic levels, and the result is a steady erosion in morale and productivity. This seminar provides strategies for leaders and managers to recognize and handle offensive, disrespectful and inappropriate behaviors. It also explores how to improve productivity by modeling better behavior and fostering a culture of civility and mutual respect.

Seminar Number: 02151

  • In a Classroom
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

Senior managers, directors, vice presidents, division heads, managers, human resource professionals, OD personnel and others in positions of leadership.

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 PDU
 

A workplace where employees treat one another with civility and respect is far more likely to function at optimum levels of productivity. Unfortunately, the rise of disrespectful behaviors in business seems to be at epidemic levels, and the result is a steady erosion in morale and productivity. This seminar provides strategies for leaders and managers to recognize and handle offensive, disrespectful and inappropriate behaviors. It also explores how to improve productivity by modeling better behavior and fostering a culture of civility and mutual respect.

  • Reduce the likelihood that smaller issues will escalate into larger confrontations
  • Use appropriate tools to deal with rudeness, incivility and harassment
  • Be better equipped to coach staff to deal with offenders
  • Enhance project success through improvements in workflow
  • Help reduce time away from work, worker’s compensation claims and health insurance costs
  • Be prepared for possible Healthy Workplace legislation
  • Creating a working definition of workplace disrespect and incivility
  • Tools for calculating the true costs of a disrespectful climate to teams and the organization
  • Assessing a manager’s own actions and how they influence certain behaviors
  • Coaching employees to deal successfully with disrespectful situations before issues escalate
  • Identifying key actions successful companies use to create respectful workplaces
  • Applying strategies and overcoming obstacles to build a positive, respectful climate

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize Disrespect in the Workplace
  • Correlate the Relationship Between Organizational Climate and Productivity
  • List Strategies to Initiate a More Respectful Climate in Your Organization
  • Use Coaching Strategies to Help Employees Resolve Issues Independently and to Alter the Disrespectful Behavior of Others

Workplace Respect

  • Identify Behaviors That Impede a Respectful Workplace
  • Assess the Intent of Disrespectful Behaviors in Your Organization
  • List the Components of a Respectful Workplace

Effects of Incivility in the Workplace

  • List the Physical and Psychological Effects of Disrespectful Behavior on Employees
  • Discuss How Disrespectful Behavior Affects Productivity
  • Translate a Company’s Lost Revenue Caused By Incivility into a Specific Dollar Amount
  • List the Important Differences Between Healthy Workplace Legislation and Current Equal Employment Opportunity and Harassment Laws

Strategies That Create Respectful Workplaces

  • Describe How a Leader’s Actions Foster a Respectful Workplace Culture
  • List Specific Actions a Leader Must Take to Insure Workplace Respect
  • Assess Your Own Strengths and Areas for Improvement in Establishing a Respectful Workplace
  • List Practices Other Organizations Use to Support a Respectful Workplace Culture

Coaching Solutions That Maintain Respectful Workplaces

  • Identify Steps Employees Can Use to Deal Successfully with Disrespectful Situations
  • Apply Managerial Coaching Strategies to End Disrespectful Behaviors in the Workplace
  • Use Questions to Engage Employees in Productive Performance Discussions

Bullying in the Workplace

  • Differentiate Between Disrespectful Behavior and Bullying
  • List Actions Employees Can Take
  • Identify Ways Your Organization Can Address Bullying

American Management Association (AMA) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). AMA complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, AMA is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

AMA has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Talent Triangle PDUs

[L] 8 [S&B] 4

Project Management Institute (PMI) Talent Triangle, 2015.
Reproduced with the permission of PMI. Copyright and all rights reserved.

Classroom Schedule

2 Sessions Available

  • $2,345.00 Non Members
  • $2,095.00 AMA Members
  • $1,984.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2019-09-09 2019-09-10 Sep 9, 2019 - Sep 10, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-12-05 2019-12-06 Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 6, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

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