The term “culture” tends to be often times thrown around when speaking of a service's commitment to the mission of protecting properties or saving lives. We are referring to services like firemen or policemen, but also emergency locksmiths who answer 24/7 phone calls announcing accidental lockouts from buildings or vehicles, a lot of the times with people or pets trapped inside and in peril. But there is also a negative or darker side of these services, with discrimination and even actions that lead to duty injuries/life losses with no reward that can commensurate to the risks taken by these people.
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- November 05, 2013 9:04AM
28 Oct 2013
RACHEL FEINTZEIGhttp://bit.ly/pg3ul Aspects of a worker’s disposition can, in fact, be contagious, according to Sigal Barsade, a management professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. "People literally catch emotions from one another like a virus," she says. Her research has found that the least-contagious emotional state is one marked by low-energy and sluggishness. The most contagious is a calm, relaxed state — which she nicknamed "the California condition". People with similar emotional temperaments work b ... read more
Transforming your workplace culture into a healthier and more productive one will help you look at soaring productivity levels soon enough. If you are not sure how to approach this topic, you can get in touch with us and let us put our unique online assessment tools and intensive staff workshops to their best use for you. We will effectively evaluate the current shape of your organisation’s culture and tell you exactly what you should do to improve things. One often times undermined thing refers to employees' need to relax more, since today's workplace is more stressful than ever.
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Corporate culture is a term that refers to a system of beliefs and behaviors that determine the interaction between the employees and managers of a company, as well as the way transactions with outside parties will be dealt with. Corporate culture is oftentimes implies, and not clearly defined, and it tends to develop in time in an organic manner as a result of the cumulative traits of employees hired by the company. A national locksmith company for example will normally develop a type of corporate culture that will reflect the professional behaviors of the technicians they will be hiring over time. This culture will ... read more