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  • My Boss's Attitude Toward The Female Workers
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    Degrading Women in the Workplace am a woman. It is something that I cannot change. In 'The Gravity of Pink,' Eden Abigail Trooboff writes that women struggle to find an identity in the world. She describes her own experiences, which she encountered as a woman. I also have my own share of experiences. Over the past several decades, women have succeeded in conquering some of the barriers in the workplace. Equal pay has been the law since l 963, but women are still paid less then men, even when the...
  • Effects A Employees Health
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    'Quit Watching Me!' ; Attempts to monitor employees have always existed in one form or another, from mechanical keystroke counters in the early part of the century, to the latest innovations in electronic monitoring. As technology advances, so do the monitoring possibilities in the workplace. As result of the endless possibilities in surveillance, anxiety in employee's increase, which in most cases leads to illnesses. Studies have shown that individuals who are constantly being monitored at work...
  • Companies Fraternization Policies
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    Introduction This case deals with dating in the workplace. I believe probably more than any other topic I have heard more issues in my 13 years in the Army that deal with relationships among service members. I do believe it is morally acceptable for an employer to make rules against dating in the workplace. The degree to which rules are designed though should reflect on how much the relationship may affect the workplace. There should be no invisible rules towards the topic. That is an organizati...
  • Certain Views And Expectations
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    Fairness in the workplace American society is slowly, but surely, moving towards equality in the workplace. In the past decade laws have been passed that prohibit discrimination in hiring, retaining and promoting employees based on race, gender, disability and religious beliefs. Although not all groups have been included yet, the movement towards a more just workplace is evident. Nowadays, almost every single employer will have the sign "Equal Opportunity Employer" under the name of the company,...
  • Ethical Behavior In The Workplace
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    The Influence of Ethics on Decision Making Ethics can have a big influence on decision-making in the workplace. Ethical behavior in the workplace is behavior that is accepted as morally "right", rather than "wrong". (Organizational Behavior). Unethical behavior can be considered illegal, or merely against the norms of society. Employees encounter ethical decisions every day in the workplace, whether they realize it or not. The stock boy must make a decision on whether it is right to steal mercha...
  • Protecting Information Employee Rights
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    Employee Privacy Rights In The Workplace: Protecting Information Employee Rights violated in the workplace have caused major lawsuits in the state of Texas. Many employees information is not safeguarded; a lot of information is open to the public. There are a lot of web sites where anyone can access and get information some of these sites are: web web and web These are some of the sites that are open to the public. Anyone can go onto these sites to your personal information. Although the sites a...
  • Inc's Employment Equity Initiatives
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    Equity in the Workplace Employment, Inc is committed to a policy, as stated by the Federal Employment Equity, of achieving equality in the workplace so that no person is denied employment opportunities, pay or benefits for reasons unrelated to ability. Employment, Inc is therefore committed to equal employment opportunities, as stated by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, for all applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability...
  • Gender Within The Workplace
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    Introduction The focus of this paper is to better understand the factors that cause inequality in the workplace between men and women. Many women have difficulty advancing in the corporate world because of gender stratification. There are several factors that lead to the failure of women becoming authoritarian. For example, if a man were to demand his proceeding employees to complete a task in a harsh, almost barking manner, then each employee would listen. However, women have to find different ...
  • Conflict Management Conflict At B L
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    Workplace Observation Paper Tracey Williams University of Phoenix MGT 331 Organizational Behavior May 10, 2005 Workplace Observation Paper am currently employed at B&L pharmaceuticals, one of the largest manufactures of generic medications in the world. In this paper I will discuss how communication flows in my workplace, organizational diversity, and conflict management. With my current position as a Group Leader the flow of communication is very important. Communication Communication at B&L co...
  • Ill Health With Possible Occupational Exposures
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    The Employees seem to be unaware about the relationship of their health and their work. Even if the worker is aware of the link between his health and his occupation he may not be able to prove it because sometimes it may take decades for the symptoms of the disease to raise their ugly head. Some hazards in workplaces tend to be quite subtle and may take months or years of repeated exposure in order for effects to become apparent. In such a long time period it is understandably quite difficult t...
  • Employers Benefit From Ergonomics In The Workplace
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    Applying ergonomics in the workplace has been in existence since the 19th century. It has helped many employers and employees reduce the risk of injury and provide a safe work environment. The meaning of ergonomics comes from two different Greek words and it is often described as relating work equipment with the way employees demand them. The history on ergonomics goes back into the 19th century by Frederick Taylor. Employers benefit from ergonomics in the workplace as well as employees. Researc...
  • Effective Workplace Violence Prevention Program
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    Patrick She rill, a post office employee in Edmond, Oklahoma had a history of work problems and knew that he soon faced termination. On August 20, 1986 he returned to the post office in which he once worked and killed 14 postal employees and soon after killed himself. This is just one of many examples of workplace violence, an ethical issue that is growing at an alarming rate in the U.S. Violence in the workplace has now reached epidemic levels according to data provided by the U.S. Department o...
  • Employer's Management Of Violence In The Workplace
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    Introduction Traditionally, when employers have addressed worker health, safety, and security, they have been concerned about reducing workplace accidents, improving workers's safety practices and reducing health hazards at work. However, over the past decade providing security for employees has grown in importance. Heading the security concerns for many employers is workplace violence. In light of the increasing frequencies of workplace violence, this paper will discuss an employer's management...
  • Mental Health Needs Of Their Employees
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    Report Email This report includes the following information about is about certain aspects, uses and the effects on the labour force and nature of work. Australian executives are working long hours just to deal with the vast quantity of emails they receive. Many of the emails read at work are from colleagues and friends and messages are often jokes or social messages. Such is level of the problem that recent surveys mentioned, and identified as 'information fatigue syndrome', where email users a...
  • Workplace Health And Safety Program
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    1.0 Federal Legislation Relating to the Privacy of Information 1.1 Introduction: Employers want to be sure their employees are doing a good job, but employees don't want their every move being watched. That's the essential conflict of workplace monitoring. New technologies make it possible for employers to monitor many aspects of their employees' jobs, especially on telephones, computer terminals, through electronic and voice mail, and when employees are using the Internet. Such monitoring is vi...
  • Workplace Romance Policy
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    The workplace is often a place where romances develop. Office relationships have been an issue since men and women began working side by side. Many men and women do not have time to meet a potential romantic partner outside of the office because of their long work hours. Consequently, a romantic relationship with a co-worker can be especially tempting for those who spend many hours at their job. After all, who do co-workers share common interests? Who do they see face-to-face, day in and day out...
  • Your Employees From Workplace Violence
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    Workplace Violence Shaun Jain A-43 A furniture store advertised for a deliveryman, then hired a large, muscular man whose application indicated a history of delivering furniture. The store hired him without checking the information on his application. Later, the man raped a customer in her home when he came to deliver furniture. The woman sued the store, charging negligent hiring because it failed to check out the man's past. Had it checked, it would have found that the man was fired from his la...
  • Alternative Workplace
    375 words
    In 1994 AT&T decided to bring the work to the worker, not the worker to the work. They created an alternative workplace (AW). Around 32,000 of their employees worked at home. AT&T was trying to see how far a company of their size and stature could go. AT&T was not the only place to try this. Some 30 million to 40 million employees in the United States work at home or are telecommuters. There are many reasons why companies change to an AW. First it reduces cost by a lot. AT&T for example has free...

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