Work life

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Happiness makes organisations money

Happiness makes organisations money "Positive leaders manage their organisations more effectively. They create a positive environment by focusing on challenges and opportunities; not problems. They express acknowledgment [...]

Ergonomics for SMMEs

Ergonomics for SMMEs Ergonomics is the study of people's efficiency in their working environment. It is the science of designing the job, equipment and workplace to fit [...]

Preventing injuries at work

Preventing injuries at work Unsafe work practices, hazardous industrial conditions or exposures to harmful chemicals are generally the main reasons for workplace injuries. Sufficient information on workplace [...]

Are you being bullied at work?

Are you being bullied at work? Details Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 22:00 According to an Internet survey, 77.8% of South Africans say that they [...]

Are you being manipulated?

Are you being manipulated? Trying to understand someone's motive for doing something is a helpful skill to have. A person's motive for his or her actions can [...]

Performance appraisals

Performance appraisals Research has shown that less than 50% of organisations in South Africa use performance-based appraisals. However, organisations that regularly conduct performance appraisals enjoy positive feedback [...]

Think before you speak

Think before you speak At the core of any effectively functioning team is an ability to communicate effectively. Effective communication is frequently misunderstood to mean that you [...]

Together we achieve more

Together we achieve more The popular saying, "there is no 'i' in team", implies that team members have to work effectively together and that every team member [...]

Time constraints

Time constraints How often do you find yourself running out of time? Weekly, daily, hourly? It seems that there's just never enough time in the day to [...]

International Year of Cooperatives

International Year of Cooperatives "Cooperatives are a reminder to the international community that it is possible to pursue both economic viability and social responsibility" (United Nations Secretary-General [...]

When organisational change is imminent

When organisational change is imminent There is no denying that change is often difficult and stressful. However, being able to cope well with change is a key [...]

Show respect in the workplace

Show respect in the workplace Surely it's not too much to ask that employees and employers both show respect in dealing with one another. But what should [...]