If you have experienced bullying issues in the workplace, you know how challenging it is. Things don’t go smoothly. Absenteeism is high and those who are at work are distracted and distressed. Staff aren’t achieving targets and good staff are walking out the door. As a result, you are losing money. On top of all this, you have a legal and ethical responsibility to provide a safe workplace.
This workshop is designed to help you prevent and manage workplace bullying. Based on up -‐to -‐date knowledge of workplace bullying and legislation, it will help you build a bullying resilient workplace.
This course is suitable for frontline or WHS/OHS managers and supervisors who manage staff and workplace bullying incidents.
In this workshop you will learn:
Legal and behavioural definitions of bullying
The impact of bullying in the workplace
The reasons that bullying occurs
The impact of bullying on the target and assessing the risk
Practical strategies for managing workplace bullying
Shifting the culture – preventing bullying in the workplace
Understanding and preventing bullying using a risk management framework
Michael Plowright is the founder of Working Well Together. Michael has over 15 years’ experience in leadership and management in the not-for-profit sector, successfully leading teams at both strategic and operational levels. He has experienced first-hand the challenges of managing staff with difficult behaviours like bullying, and knows what it’s like to be in the centre of a human storm. He has extensive experience managing office behaviours, providing support to targets of workplace bullying, and rebuilding teams affected by it. This, together with his specialist up-to-date knowledge of workplace bullying and legislation, allows him to help companies and organisations so they can focus on their core purpose and keeping their clients happy, and so that employees can go home safe and well at the end of each day.