Effective Communication in the Workplace

Effective Communication within the Workplace In the fast-paced world that we live in, communication has become a way of life, especially within the business environment. From a manager’s point of view, communication is the key to the success of many objectives and goals set by individuals and upper management. Unfortunately, management at every level is experiencing increased tension and uncertainties from lack of communication within the workplace. “Therefore, the need for new strategies such as listening preparations, which includes the mental, physical, and behavioral aspects required for ...

Transportation Security Administration

With increasing cases of global terrorism, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been actively involved in screening of baggage for travelers into and out of the U.S. However, in order to secure the top flight performance, TSA needs to adopt several human resource ramifications. The first one is to change the design of the jobs offered under TSA. This was seen as a necessary step because of the professional-ethical issues that arose from the delivery of service. In this case, the employees either stole the baggage of travelers or colluded with criminals to smuggle arms. Therefor ...

Wrongful Termination of Employees

Wrongful termination is a legal breach that occurs when an employer discharges an employee from the employment for any other reasons that are not legal (Guerin & DelPo, 2011). Termination of an employee is said to be wrongful if it defies the legal provisions of employment policies. These may include termination in violation of the discrimination laws, termination as a form of sexual harassment, firing that violates oral and written employment contracts, or in revenge against an employee who had filed a claim against his/her employer. Duties and Right of the Parties in an Employment Contract. ...

Wound Management

A wound is a sharp injury that damages the skin layers, the dermis. It is a trauma where the skin is punctured or cut. Yhere are two types of wounds: open wounds and closed wounds. Open wounds run the risk of infections by bacteria and loss of blood. Throughout daily activities people meet accidents and get wounded especially when handling equipment. Nurses and other medical personnel have decided to cater for the wounded in their hospitals and clinics. Fundamentally this research is from secondary sources, which include journals and medical articles from reliable and known sources. There is t ...

Worldwide Aviation Systems

There exist latent vulnerabilities to the today’s worldwide aviation systems. There might be no definite threats reported but we must acknowledge the existence of the global apprehension based on the previous undertakings where the aviation sector has always witnessed some attacks ranging in the form of hijackings not forgetting the bombings in the flight and the surface-to-air missile. An example at hand is when the authorities from the Saudi Arabian bureau detained 172 alleged terrorists around April 2007. This was after the authorities detected that the terrorist were planning a plot to com ...

WorldCom Company

The primary objective of this report is to identify, discuss and evaluate the main ideas concerning how the WorldCom has used management to move to achieve more in their endeavours. These functions of management which will be analysed in this report include the planning and the organisational model of the company. It further clarifies ways in which managers can use these functions to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the company (Kintrya, 2010). Discussion Planning According to Deng (2009) planning can be defined as the continuing process of developing the mission of an organization so ...

Workplace Diversity Discussion Three

Introduction A modern manager may be successful to the extent of his or her sensitivity to the uniqueness of modern workforce which comprise of people from different backgrounds. The modern workplace is characterized by men and women of different gender, ages, ethnicity, races, stature, language, social class, religion and culture. For teamwork and harmonious working relationships to be created and maintained, managers must be sensitive to the prevailing diversity and then train all workers to be aware and avoid all forms of prejudice, discrimination and even violence. (Mor Barak, p.6) Any man ...

Workplace Diversity

Gender refers to the state of being male or female, which is defined by the society. Societies assign different roles to male and female which they are expected to adhere to. According to DeLaat (2007), gender issues can be described as difficulties that people go through. This occurs when what people think they are or should be does not reflect what they feel inside themselves. The conflict is fueled by being restrained from performing a particular duty/function simply because they are male or female. This act leaves many depressed, feeling isolated, defective, confused, misunderstood, differ ...

Workplace Communication

Explain the difference between task-oriented and relationship-oriented leadership behaviors. Both styles have their advantages and disadvantages and can be used effectively within an organization depending on the situation presented. The difference between task-oriented and relationship-oriented leadership behaviors consists in issues they are focused on. The first approach means that a leader is oriented on the work that needs to be done in order to achieve a desired goal or to fulfill a particular capacity rate. On the other hand, relationship-oriented leadership behavior approach is aimed a ...

Workers’ Health

This would be a quantitative research aimed at finding out whether organizations spend money on workers’ safety or not. Depending on the data collected, it is necessary to perform an evaluation of whether organizations experience losses or profits, whether it improves workers’ safety and finally, how much do organizations spend on workers safety. These issues will form the hypothesis of the research. In this case, there will be a collection of companies’ data on how much they spend on workers’ safety. Secondly, there will be data collection on what these companies spend on to maintain workers ...