Should a Respondent to a Workplace Complaint Receive a Copy of the Complaint?

Should a Respondent to a Workplace Complaint Receive a Copy of the Complaint

Continuing our series of short videos on the subject of workplace investigations. It’s a subject that’s often misunderstood and even mishandled by leaders, managers and HR personnel. Today’s question…If a staff member submits a formal complaint, should that also be supplied to the respondent to that complaint? When a complaint is lodged, sometimes it’s done […]

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What Sort of Workplace Incidents Do Not Warrant a Formal Investigation?

What Sort of Workplace Incidents Do Not Warrant a Formal Investigation

Continuing our series of short videos on the subject of workplace investigations. It’s a subject that’s often misunderstood and even mishandled by leaders, managers and HR personnel. Today’s question…What is an example of an incident that doesn’t warrant a formal investigation? An example of an incident that doesn’t warrant a formal investigation would be something […]

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What is a Workplace Investigation and When Should You Initiate One?

Investigations Workplace

What is a Workplace Investigation? A workplace investigation is supposed to be procedurally fair process to try to determine whether allegations that have been raised against another person in the workplace are substantiated or not substantiated. So it’s a process of collecting facts and evidence to be able to make a determination on a balance […]

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St John of God Leadership Program In East Timor

St John of God and WPHS East Timor Interview

As a community support initiative, we have been providing leadership training via the St John of God Social Outreach International Health Service Program in East Timor. The Health Manager Program was established to address leadership and management capability among nurses and other leaders at the Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares’ (HNGV) in Dili.St John of God […]

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Mental Health In The Workplace With Georgie Harman, CEO of beyondblue

Mental Health Within the Workplace

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Georgie Harman, CEO of beyondblue about the actions that contribute to mentally healthy workplaces. I recorded the discussion which you can listen to here and/or, take a look at some of the notes taken from the recording below.beyondblue provides access to information, tools, help lines and other […]

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Guidelines for Conducting In-House Workplace Mediations

Just as a meeting agenda keeps a meeting on track, a mediation meeting framework ensures that all important steps are covered and important discussion items are raised and addressed. This framework can provide structure and confidence for a less experienced mediator. One of the most important tips I can offer you is not to rush […]

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When is Workplace Mediation Needed?

When is Workplace Mediation Needed?

The majority of workplace conflict is interpersonal conflict arising from miscommunication, misunderstanding and inappropriate behaviours. In some cases, but not all, workplace mediation may be required to resolve the conflict. There will always be some type of conflict in the workplace because our communication skills are not always effective and constructive, we tend to misunderstand […]

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