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About THE WORKPLACE

The goal of this site is to bring a balanced research perspective of topics that relate to the workplace that targets areas such as Team building, Management and Leadership, styles, employee behavior, and appraisal systems and lots more; the topics will be from the interest of both private and public sectors. Additionally, embracing diversity is significant in an organization or business, because it promotes a comprehensive understanding of the variety of cultures, values, and lifestyle differences that make up our society. Where do all of these topics come from is the field of study in Organizational Behavior, " the study of human behavior in organizational settings, the interface between human behavior and the organization" THE WORKPLACE. As a Gulf War Veteran and Senior Army Warrant Officer who worked in the fields of logistics and in the senior ranks of Federal Acquisition as a Department of the Army civilian. I have worked in many diverse environments all of my 30 plus years serving the American people, and I know for a fact that human behavior is ever changing, sometimes minute by minute. Also, embracing diversity can reap creative results, efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity; all of which make the shareholders (American people) happy. For organizations to stay competitive in the 21st century and beyond; organizations must find ways to harness the creativity of their diverse workforces. They must be able to generate ideas among the individuals within their workforce, increase social skills, and foster an appreciation of other cultures and traditions. An organization that does not practice diversity nor invest in its employees will miss out on the most significant workforce in the world -- the American Worker

The Right Attitude

Attitude is a game-changer. It can determine whether you advance to the next level or stay at your current one.  As John Maxwell said, attitude is not everything, but it is the difference-maker in life. For example, let’s say you … Continue reading

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What are the keys to building momentum in a business or a team?

We had a senior noncommission officer, a Master Sergeant, who would walk down the hallways on our floor and yell out in a motiving, enthusiastic, heavy Spanish accent that everyone could hear: “Make it happen! Make it happen, make it happen!” I’ll never forget it. Continue reading

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Growth flourishes in favorable environments

At some point, a person feels the need to evolve, to enter a new dimension of life. Maybe they want to improve a skill, a behavior, or an action. Perhaps they want to advance in their career, in their relationships with others, or change their mindset or grow their spiritual knowledge. But for growth to happen, the person’s environment must change. Continue reading

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The shocking truth about Employee Reward and Recognition Systems

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Reward and recognition is a proven way to reinforce desired behaviors that epitomize a company‘s culture. But what if the company’s values are distorted and abused by manipulation, pressure tactics, and an acceptance of concealment of information from customers? Many … Continue reading

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Lead by example: to lead change, leaders must change from within

A leader must want his followers to model the desired behavior. How do you do that? How, as a leader, do you get your followers to exhibit the you want to see? The answer is simple: be a leader, not a naysayer. Leaders must lead themselves first. Continue reading

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Cooperating In The Workplace: Covers Workplace Cohesion During The COVID-19 Pandemic (3rd Edition)

Change in our everyday lives brings new opportunities to dismantle archaic systems, to reinvent and recharge ourselves. The 2020 COVID-19 crisis triggered an urgent need to examine yet again, how people can interact successfully in organizations. For this reason, the … Continue reading

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