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Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
Discontent in the Workplace
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Discontent in the Workplace
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  • In today's workplace, computers and electronic communications are the norm rather than the exception. Computers, e-mail, electronic databases and on-line research play an important role in many businesses today. Technological advances have made electronic communication indispensable in today's workplace. According to recent reports, text messaging figures into L.A. train wreck probe. Investigators of last week’s L.A. train wreck that killed 25 people are looking into a report that an engineer blamed for missing a stop signal light may have been distracted by text messaging. Today, we will discuss the ever-increasing use of technology in the workplace, its potential for abuse and how employers can protect themselves.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
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    • 1. Discontent inthe Workplace How to deal with the weeds of discontent
    • 2. Discontent in the WorkplaceDefinition• Discontent is a state of not being satisfied or fulfilled in your current situation: – Absence of contentment. – A restless longing for better circumstances. – Dissatisfaction with a circumstance.
    • 3. Discontent in the WorkplaceLife situations • Such a negative feeling can be found in a hundred different situations in our life, from a work-related issue to a personal issue at home.
    • 4. Discontent in the WorkplaceDifferent ways to approach discontentment Unfortunately, many people that fall into discontent tend to remain depressed and sad during long life periods. But some others face that situation and change their life in such a way as to eliminate that feeling of distressing and dissatisfaction.
    • 5. Discontent in the WorkplaceImportant fact• As much as some employers would like to say that all their employees are a happy and satisfied group, the fact is that there will always be discontented employees to handle.
    • 6. Discontent in the WorkplaceMain studies about discontent in the workplace The Deloitte global studyrevealed that in 2011:
    • 7. Discontent in the WorkplaceSpotting discontent signs in our department• There are several signs to help HR spot a discontented employee: – Coming late and/or leaving early. – Gossiping and being disruptive with colleagues. – Being unhappy with personal development and career paths. – “Playing the victim”. – Not completing work on time and/or avoiding meetings
    • 8. Discontent in the WorkplaceThe weeds of discontent• Like weeds in a garden, negative feelings and life approaches can grow and heavily affect our professional life.• Too many people allow the weeds of discontent to grow and it can start with something as simple as your boss ignoring one of your comments or a simple misunderstanding inside your department.
    • 9. Discontent in the WorkplaceWays to stop the weeds of discontent• Don’t let any negative situation fester. – Waiting is almost always wrong and creates a vacuum for people to fill in the blanks themselves.• Focus on the behavior and choices, not the personality.• Get the facts, talk to all parties. – Don’t jump to conclusions and don’t accept the first thing you hear as gospel.
    • 10. Discontent in the WorkplaceWays to stop the weeds of discontent• Be open to new ideas. – Studying is the best way to find new life approaches and solutions to our challenges.• Be consistent with your actions. – Deal with the weeds each and every time you see them pop up. – Inconsistent behavior causes confusion and loss of trust.
    • 11. Discontent in the WorkplaceImportant warnings• Sometimes outside pressures cause a breakdown at work.• Stress from other sources can lead to stress at work, too. If you may have them seek counseling.
    • 12. Discontent in the WorkplaceConclusion • Life is a set of “ups and downs” and we should be aware of them to avoid living in Hell most of our time. • We need to learn how to better deal with our feelings when facing life challenges and obstacles. • And learning about it is the best way to avoid mistakes and misunderstanding, being ready to deal with life and its main associates.
    • 13. Discontent in the WorkplaceOur References • We would like to thank the following writers for their expressive contribution for this presentation: – Edward B. Toupin, life-strategy coach, counselor, and technical writer. – Priya de Langen, “Employee discontent: Spotting the early warning signs”. – Kaihan Krippendorff, “Discontent Leads to Success”.
    • 14. Discontent in the WorkplaceOur Business Contacts Feel free to send us an e-mail. Our Website: www.licoreis.com Our E-mail: licoreis@licoreis.com licoreis@licoreis.com.br Linkedin: Roberto de Paula Lico Júnior Skype: roberto.lico Twitter: @licoreis

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