Monthly Archives: March 2018

Observing human rights in the workplace

HUMAN RIGHTS IN A NUTSHELL 

In South Africa, it is illegal to discriminate on the basis of 

HUMAN RIGHTS.png 2 It is often considered a given that businesses adhere to the requirements of South African labour law; and while we may try to adhere to these rules, a concerted effort must be made to ensure that non-discrimination is enforced. In many cases, workplace discrimination is less blatant, often being subtler or more concealed in its execution. This form of discrimination impacts greatly on the discriminated person, often resulting in a less...
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A poor company culture is deadly – literally.

A poor company culture is deadly – literally.

Many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success. There is an assumption that the hard pressing, on-your-back ever present boss speeds up productivity and increases output. Since forever managers have used ‘’fear management’’ as a style to ‘’get things done’’, but organizations fail to recognize this culture has the exact opposite effect, and to prove it, research supports the damages incurred that often go un noticed, and the damages are considerably worse than we realise. A storm in a teacup 1. ‘’My boss is killing me...
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