When expletives get expensive
- Prepare to fire. Carroll, David // Casino Journal;Oct2004, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p28
Focuses on the factors to consider in terminating employees in the gambling industry in the U.S. Productivity of employees; Importance of considering objectives in employee discipline; Management of anger before taking actions.
- Can employee's access to arbitration be denied? // Plant Engineering;Feb2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p22
The article presents a case related to plant engineering to debate over whether employee's access to arbitration could be denied. Maintenance department stock handler Joe Duffy was quick-tempered and could get involved in arguments at the drop of a perceived slur. Duffy had a fight with others...
- Preserve Respect, Safety at Work. Saul, Karen // Credit Union Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p68
The article offers practical measures to minimize the potential for and magnitude of violent acts. According to the author, there are seven practical measures to control violence in the workplace such as workplace policies, workplace culture and recruiting practices. He added that to provide...
- From Anger to Empathy. Cohen, Gary // Personal Excellence Essentials;Jan2014, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p12
The article discusses the significance for business leaders of practicing emphatic listening to be able to control their anger. It explores the reason why most leaders lose control of their emotions and gets angry easily. The five ways to become an emphatic listener are discussed, including stop...
- If fear is a factor, fire threatening employee. // HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law;Feb2011, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p1
The article reports on the termination of employees causing fear in the workplace in Pennsylvania. It discusses the case of Alonza Baker who was dismissed from his job in a government agency, but asked help from the civil service commission which reinstated him to his job. It notes that he was...
- Hello, I Must Be Closing. Marsing, David // Across the Board;Mar2000, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p12
Relates the author's experience with companies' layoff approaches. How his concept of leadership was compared with the types of management he saw at Texas Instruments and Intel; How he helped keep the Intel facility open; How the author, along with other senior managers, helped relocate 700...
- Keeping cool while under fire. Anderson, Kare // Broadcast Engineering;Nov97, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p18
Presents ways of dealing with an angry person in the workplace. Staying present and acknowledging what's being said; Presuming innocence; Looking to the person's positive intent; Dumping it back in their lap.
- Don's haul your anger home. Phillips, Violet // Heart & Soul;Oct/Nov97, Issue 23, p104
Presents tips on how to deal with anger in the workplace. How not to bring anger at home; Ways to deal anger with co-workers.
- Anger at work: How large is the problem? Weisinger, Hendrie // Executive Edge Newsletter;Nov96, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p5
Discusses the effects of anger in productivity at work and tips on avoiding the problem. Factors that contribute to the rise of anger problems; Variations including age and regional differences; Ignorance, recognition and open discussion as tools for avoiding anger problems.