Navigation Links
Author and Speaker Dr. Yvonne Corppetts to Lecture on Creating A Healthy Workplace (Emotionally)

Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 27, 2012

Dr. Yvonne Corppetts will be lecturing on creating a healthy, emotionally-safe workplace in her workshop series on June 30, 2012 in Columbia, South Carolina. According to the American Time Use Survey, in 2010, 82% of employed persons worked on an average weekday while 35% of employed people worked on an average weekend day. Those employed worked on average 7.9 hours on a weekday. Dr. Corppetts states "although this seems typical to an 8-hour day, the average person probably spends more time than that."

"When you consider the preparation time a person spends getting ready to go to work (getting dressed, eating, etc.), the time spent traveling to work and returning home, and the time it takes winding down, work consumes a good portion of our life," says Dr. Corppetts. The last thing someone needs is to be harrassed, humiliated, or intimidated at work by an adult bully.

Corppetts contends that workplace bullying is a serious problem that needs to be addressed in order to keep employees' morale and effectiveness high. According to The Healthy Workplace Campaign, "workplace bullying is a problem because in its severe forms, it triggers a host of stress-related health complications that can include hypertension, auto-immune disorders, depression, anxiety to PTSD." "Yes, workplace bullying can lead to even PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), says Corppetts.

Dr. Corppetts suggests that organizations develop programs or enhance existing programs that help build a healthy, emotionally-safe work environment. "Much attention is placed on the physical safety of employees particularly in certain job fields such as construction, law enforcement and healthcare to name a few, but what about the psychological/emotional safety of employees," states Corppetts. There are five key aspects to look at when the desire is to build and maintain a healthy work environment; (1) appropriate staff, (2) collaboration, (3) communication, (4) acknowledgment or recognition, and (5) leadership.

According to Dr. Corppetts when you put the right people in the right place and train them appropriately a strong foundation is set in place. Employees need to be trained to collaborate with one another, after all each person and their particularly job is part of the overall puzzle. When an atmosphere of competition comparison, and conformity goes awry (the three deadly C's) it can produce sabotage and withholding of information so that one person or department does not get what it needs from another to complete their job accurately. "Companies suffer all the time from this," says Corppetts.

Communication is key in every relationship whether at work or at home. Training employees how to communicate with one another and how to resolve grievances as they arise is key. Corppetts also suggests that employees on every level (pay grade or position) be acknowledged as an asset to the organization and given recognition. Sometimes this can be as simple as a thank you, as well as providing certificates of appreciation or monetary rewards. Lastly, leadership is important. Dr. Corppetts contends that not only should designated leaders lead by example, but emphasize that all workers can lead by example good work ethics and cooperation among one another.

To learn more about Dr. Corppetts current lectures and workshops on adult bullying and life balance go to Dr. Corppetts can also be reached directly at (803) 727-0344.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Jeffrey W. Olin, DO, authors study that describes symptoms and severity of fibromuscular dysplasia
2. Author, Speaker Richard London Battles Parkinson’s with an Active Lifestyle and the Desire to Give Back
3. Well-known author and historian reports on progress in Huntingtons therapies
4. Preventing Oral Diseases Begins in Pregnancy Claims Author in New eBook
5. Dr. Carol Francis Radio Talk Show Discusses Sexual Abuse as Related to "Coach" Jerry Sandusky; Interview With Abuse Survivor Teresa Joyce, Author of "There's A Fine Line"
6. Researchers creating designer lymph nodes based on Moffitts Total Cancer Care initiative
7. Students focus on creating a better cervical collar
8. Healthy Back Store Confirms Closure of East Tyson’s Virginia Location
9. Parents work-life stress hinders healthy eating
10. Mayo Clinic study links healthy muscle mass to healthy bones, finds differences by gender
11. Sprout Healthy Vending Lands More Machines in the Lone Star State
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... , ... November 30, 2015 , ... MOSI recently added ... Sea along with Back to the Jurassic to their collection of interactive exhibits within ... created dynamic worlds that will allow guests to get closer than ever to a ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The world of hair transplants and restoration is filled with ... and procedures have been in use for many years and are among the most ... M.D. has utilized many of these methods over the years, he also keeps an ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... On Saturday, October 24th, 2015, at the Mill ... fundraising event, a 5K walk known as “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”. Patients and ... is also located in Battle Creek, joined in for this campaign that sought to ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... The ... matters of personal styling. So why is it a national news story when Donald ... to Parsa Mohebi, M.D., because appearances count more than anyone wants to admit when ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... According to an article published November ... slightly unusual choice to show her Instagram followers that the praise that they were ... pre-mature. Saying that she didn’t “want to mislead any mommy's who just had babies ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... , Nov. 30, 2015   Royal Philips ... the launch of Radiology Solutions, a fully integrated, ... Solutions comprises customized, data-driven practice management approaches that ... help radiology practices improve care delivery and reduce ... Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA) ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , Nov. 30, 2015  IBA Molecular North ... and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals, announced that as of January ... Inc. (Zevacor Pharma). The decision to rebrand the company ... firm as well as its close relationship with Zevacor ... Illinois Health and Science (IHS). Peter ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... BOCA RATON, Fla. , Nov. 30, 2015 ... Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it ... a medical device start-up company with technology developed at ... based on publicly-funded research, and bridges early funding gaps ... -based universities and research institutions. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: