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Feb

2015

Older Workers More Loyal, Reliable, Aware, and Committed - Knowledge not Captured

From a post by hrdaily: In a recent survey, 40 per cent of respondents said their workplace "seldom or never" tries to capture corporate knowledge from older workers as they transition to retirement, and 77 per cent said their employer "seldom or never" provides training to line managers on managing different generations. The AHRI pulse survey canvassed the views of more than 1900 workers – including HR professionals, managers, executives, academics, accountants and administrators – on ...

20

Feb

2015

Can a one-off event amount to bullying?

From a post by hrdaily: While the anti-bullying jurisdiction's definition of bullying requires the behaviour to be repeated, even one-off incidents can constitute bullying, Swebeck said.  "It won't constitute bullying under the Fair Work Act – so the employee won't be able to bring a claim there – but it certainly can constitute bullying under your human resources policy. So you can, in your human resources policy, say that bullying behaviour can occur in a one-off instance, such as ...

28

Jan

2015

Getting Your Compliance Message Across - Target Those Influencers Who Care

From a post by hrdaily: For a long time employers have banked on the "capital of authority" – and sometimes fear – to ensure compliance from workers, but this approach does not sit well with the current generation, says safety expert Loren Murray. Today's employees have more choices and are better educated, she says. "They want more, they expect more, and they know what 'good' looks like. "Like a discerning TV watcher, this generation does not want to be manipulated, interrupted, ...

13

Oct

2014

How Do Gen Y Leaders Differ to Gen X and BB's

From a post by hrdaily: The personality traits traditionally linked with effective leadership are changing, according to research from talent management specialist Hudson. Analysis of more than 28,000 psychometric assessments conducted as part of The Great Generational Shift report shows fundamental differences in the generational characteristics that drive workplace behaviour, says Hudson's regional assessment solutions manager Crissa Sumner. Generation Y employees, for ...

7

Oct

2014

Using Theory X and Theory Y of Staff Motivation - Which Do You Use?

Theory X and Theory Y Understanding Team Member Motivation What motivates employees to go to work each morning? Many people get great satisfaction from their work and take great pride in it; Others may view it as a burden, and simply work to survive. This question of motivation has been studied by management theorists and social psychologists for decades, in attempts to identify successful approaches to management. Social psychologist Douglas McGregor of MIT expounded two ...
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The office Christmas party can be a great place to unwind, celebrate your wins and socialise with your staff and work colleagues. But unwind a little too much, or fail to act on employee’s complaints about inappropriate behaviour towards them, and your business, culture and potentially bottom line can take a big hit.
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