Workplace Bullying and Abrasive Managers - HR Business Leader Regional Meeting (Contra Costa)
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4/27/2017
When: Thursday, April 27, 2017
5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Space Generously Donated by Simpson Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi
Mount Diablo Plaza Training Room Plaza Level
2175 N. California Blvd.
Walnut Creek, California  94596
United States
Contact: 415-291-1992


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Qualifies for 1.5 General HRCI Recert Credits / 1.5 SHRM PDCs
Members Free / General $35

Registration/Networking: 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Program: 6:00pm - 7:30pm


SUMMARY
Discover proactive steps to reduce risk of bullying in your workplace and respond to complaints with professional executive coaching. Statistics from the 2014 National Survey on Workplace Bullying show more than 70% of employers tend to deny, discount, encourage, rationalize, or defend bullying behavior. 77.7% of employees targeted for bullying lose their jobs. 

In this session we will dispel myths about workplace bullying. We will cover specific tools to work with the employee, the abrasive manager, and to identify the organizational/system components that perpetuate the disruptive behavior as damages and costs escalate. You will learn:

How executive coaching is an alternative to investigations

Learn a new framework to assess risk factors for systemic bullying

Professional skills for responding to employee complaints


ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Susan Forster, M.Ed. SPHR, is a strategic advisor, as well as leadership and organizational change expert with 25 years of experience working with leaders to upgrade individual and organizational performance. Her current focus is to work with leaders that are forward-thinking and want to implement research-based programs and best practices that prevent and respond to workplace bullying and other forms of harassment and create a thriving work culture.