Bullying in the Workplace

Presenter Employers' Association Employment Law Specialist

Date 04 August, 2017 | Time 9.00am - 12.30pm

Venue OSEA, Unit 5, 64 Arena Avenue, West Invercargill

Event Description

Workplace bullying is a concern for all organisations. It is not a new concept, nor, unfortunately, does it seem to be going away. There is however, a growing awareness of the effects bullying behaviour can have on individuals and organisations.

Designed for

Employers and managers operating at all levels, particularly line managers and supervisors “at ground level”. It is especially relevant for those in senior leadership roles because behaviours change quicker and for the long-term if the ‘buy-in’ is from the top down.

Learning outcomes
  • Increase awareness of what bullying is and what it is not
  • Identify ways to provide a safe and supportive workplace
  • Learn tools that assist in identifying bullying behaviour and how to make changes
  • Learn tools that will support the person(s) targeted by bullies
  • Learn tools to help the bully identify that their behaviour is unacceptable and learn how to change those behaviours
  • Learn tools for the organisation to obtain and maintain a bully-free environment
  • Identify the responsibilities that employers and employees have under current legislation
Learning content
  • What is workplace bullying?
  • Identify whether bullying is currently present in your workplace and what to do about it
  • If there is no bullying in your workplace, how are you going to keep it that way?
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees in having a safe, supportive and bully-free environment

Half day

This Employers’ Otago Southland workshop is registered for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme. Vouchers may be used to help businesses pay for services such as training workshops, courses, and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers | Accelerate Success Event Reference OSEA103

Ticket Cost
Chamber members $330 + GST
Non members $425 + GST
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