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Personal harassment is a form of workplace harassment that is not based on one of the protected classes (such as race, gender or religion).

Simply, it is bullying in its most basic form and can be damaging.

 

All unlawful workplace harassment is discriminatory in nature. But, unlike verbal or physical harassment, discriminatory harassment is defined by its intentions instead of how it’s carried out.

11 TYPES OF WORKPLACE HARASSMENT

The workplace harassment epidemic has been exposed. Do you know what to look for and what to do about it?

The 11 Essential Rules of Phone Etiquette

Smile and the world smiles with you.

WORKPLACE CONFLICT

Webster’s dictionary defines conflict as a sharp disagreement or opposition of interests or ideas. Anytime people work together, conflict is a part of ‘doing business’.

COMMON TYPES OF DIFFICULT PERSONALITIES

 

IMPORTANCE OF TEAM AND TEAMWORK

Teams are formed when individuals with a common taste, preference, liking, and attitude come and work together for a common goal. Teams play a very important role in organizations as well as our personal lives.

INTEGRITY

Integrity in the workplace comes in many forms, but above all refers to having upstanding character traits and work ethics including sound judgment, dependability, honesty, and loyalty.

CORE VALUES ARE WHAT YOU BELIEVE 

Core values are traits or qualities that you consider not just worthwhile, they represent an individual's or an organisation's highest priorities, deeply held beliefs, and core, fundamental driving forces. They are the heart of what your organisation and its employees stand for in the world.

WHAT IS GOOD CONDUCT?

Good conduct in government means that public officers should act with integrity and impartiality. They should be honest and diligent, avoid conflicts of interest, treat people with respect, act lawfully and show leadership.   Good conduct or behaviour is an important part of a civil society. It is also the basis for good relationships which are, in turn, crucial for good governance.

About the POEC

To administer and enforce the Public Officers’ Ethics Act which comprises of the code of conduct and ethics for public officers and declarations of income, assets and liabilities for designated public officers.

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