Workplace civility seems to be rare in what feels like an increasingly cynical time. However, everyone deserves to experience a workplace where they are respected and treated with dignity. The negative consequences of incivility in the workplace can be extremely detrimental to individual health and well-being, as well as organizational performance and success.
Learn how recognize incivility and stop it from spiraling in your organization. This session will teach attendees how to cultivate a culture where civility, respect, and dignity become the norm. Participants will also be able to identify civil and respectful communication strategies they can employ in their own occupation.
• Identify workplace incivility and factors that contribute to toxic organizational cultures
• Explore the positive consequences of workplace civility and respect
• Understand what workplace dignity is and how to promote it in your organization
• Learn what organizational leaders and managers can do to promote positive organizational cultures
Facilitator: Dr. Angela Gist-Mackey, KU Department of Communication Studies