“Who do you want to be? It’s a simple question and, whether you know it or not, you’re answering it every day through your actions. This one question will define your professional success more than any other because how you show up and treat people means everything.” ~ Christine Porath
Q: For the last few months two of my employees have been constantly bickering about politics.
While most other employees were staying out of the discussion now more of them are getting dragged in, to the point that we now have a divided, tense work environment. I’m hesitant to get involved but I am concerned that the negativity is affecting productivity and morale.
SHRM’s #Nextchat is one of the most engaging workplace-focused chats on twitter- bringing together HR professionals from across the world for an hour of networking, learning and sharing on topics that truly effect our workplace. Now, each week our #Nextchat Podcast series continues that conversation with our special guests.
On March 28, @shrmnextchat chatted with Christine Porath (@porathc), an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace, about Forget Flu Season. It’s the ‘Incivility Bug’ That’s Wiping Out Your Workforce!
Preview of this week’s #Nextchat with special guest Christine Porath
Do you lift people up or hold them down?
Based on research, Christine Porath shares the costs of incivility and how civility pays. She explains how incivility is a bug—it’s contagious and we become carriers of it just by being around it. Christine reveals the true power of civility and how our little actions matter.
On April 12, @shrmnextchat chatted with Christine Porath, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace about How to Create a Culture of Civility in the Workplace.
Rude comments, discourteous behaviors and heightened tensions. As if HR professionals didn’t already have enough on their plates, they must now contend with the growing prevalence of incivility in their organizations.