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The All-In Cost of Bad Workplace Behavior at McDonald's
The All-In Cost of Bad Workplace Behavior at McDonald’s? It’s an Awfully Big Number.

The all-in cost of bad workplace behavior is tremendous. Unfortunately, people fundamentally misunderstand (and underestimate) the staggering economic impact of workplace misconduct and unethical business practices.

Harassment in the Airline Industry
Harassment in the Airline Industry: The Friendly Skies Are Not So Friendly

Misconduct runs rampant in the skies, and airlines continue to face tremendous exposure and liability in terms of harassment, bias, discrimination, and bullying.

Time Changes Suck
Time Changes Suck! Daylight Savings, Tired Employees and Tough Workplace Issues

Time changes suck! They make people tired. Tired employees are more likely to act out in aggressive and inappropriate ways. This puts them, their colleagues, or the company as a whole into a tough situation.

WeWork and the Ongoing Accountability Crisis in Corporate America

When those at the top aren’t held accountable for their ineptitude, mismanagement, self-dealing, misconduct or unethical behavior, what message does that send to the rest of the organization? Simple – it’s often a green light for a range of bad behaviors.

When It Comes to Workplace Conduct & Ethics, the Law Is the Lowest Acceptable Standard.

Satisfying minimum legal requirements won’t shield you and your organization from employees, customers, shareholders, and other stakeholders who are impacted by workplace misconduct and unethical behavior. It won’t protect your brand.

Man finding inner strength to speak up against workplace issues
The Courage to Say “It’s Wrong.”

Courage. When it comes to Workplace Conduct & Ethics, it is in short supply these days. From the hallowed halls of Congress to the Board room to the floor of the manufacturing facility, it is always easier to turn a blind eye from bad behavior than it is to put...

pelotonRPM in the News: T.J. Simers and the Minefield of Age Discrimination

Published in HR Technologist An employee comes to you saying someone on the team said they’re too old and should be put out to pasture. What would you say? What would you do? The announcement of a $15.5 million jury award against the L.A. Times (reportedly $22 million including interest)...