Presentation: Building psychological safety and reducing harassment at work »

02 Dec 2021
15:50 - 16:30 (GMT)
Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge and online
Kara Ng
Presidential Fellow, Alliance Manchester Business School
Dr. Sheena Johnson
Professor of Work Psychology and Wellbeing, Alliance Manchester Business School

Presentation: Building psychological safety and reducing harassment at work »

Presentation: Building psychological safety and reducing harassment at work 

Conflicts, bullying and exposure to violence and aggression at work represent one of the major causes of panic attacks, anxiety and depression in employees. This will result in a dramatic decrease in performance and productivity and an increase in requests of sick days and days off.  It is therefore an organisation’s duty to build an environment and space where everyone can feel safe to speak up, report harassment  and be their full selves without fearing any negative consequences. This session will explore:

  • practical tips to create an environment where your people are treated fairly and feel safe to speak up
  • encouraging reporting of incidents to improve understanding of the problem
  • building awareness, listening to employees and increasing perceptions of psychological safety.

Dr. Sheena Johnson, Professor of Work Psychology and Wellbeing, Alliance Manchester Business School 

Kara Ng, Presidential Fellow, Alliance Manchester Business School

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