Not Your Mother’s Sexual Harassment Prevention!

The number and nature of sexual harassment disclosures has drawn significant attention since the accusations against Harvey Weinstein in October 2017. It is clear that simply telling employees what not to do, isn’t working. The approach noted here can help organizations prevent harassment of any kind. Read More

You Reap the Culture You Sow – 5 Steps to Keeping Things Positive!

5 Steps to Getting and Keeping Positive Culture Organizational culture is a combination of the nature of your business/mission, stated values and philosophies; leaders’ personal philosophies; and employee personal values. Corporate policies and… Read More

All About Toxic Employees in the Workplace

What motivates Toxic employees? How do Toxic employees control others at work? Introduction If you run a business, you’ve likely encountered a “toxic employee.” As a company leader you hear complaints about or… Read More

Employee Life Cycle: opportunities to transmit culture

Pre-service (attachment)   Vacancy: New job is added; employee resigns or employee is dismissed Job Analysis: job design/review, establishing qualifications, selecting source Recruitment: Sourcing and advertising Selection: Application, screening, interview, offer, acceptance On-boarding:… Read More

How Workplace Culture Effects Business Success

How workplace culture affects business success Companies succeed in the short run just by having good products, even with unethical practices and abusive employee behavior.  The problem is, things change. A competitor comes into… Read More

Corporate Social Responsibility – an increasingly integrated approach

Community stewardship is increasingly expected from American companies of all sizes.  Philanthropy used to be the purview of very large corporations through their own foundations.  Today, even the smallest companies have creative ways to show… Read More

Summary of DADT, Workplace Culture and the Impact of Repeal

On September 20th, 60 days after the repeal order was signed for Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT), it goes into effect. Popular media have covered Military preparations for the changes. Though many see… Read More

Components of 360 Degree Workplace Culture

The purpose of my work is to use human resource and business operations expertise to create positive and quality workplace cultures.  In these ideal cultures, not only are company business goals more likely… Read More