Professionalism

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Professionalism

  1. 1. Professionalism Compiled By: Mangesh D. Bhujbal
  2. 2. What is Professionalism? Are you Professional? Agenda
  3. 3. Before that let’s start with Profession…
  4. 4. What we mean by professionalism?
  5. 5. Pitfalls in professionalism
  6. 6. What Companies Want From An Employee?
  7. 7. <ul><li>Positive Attitude toward Work </li></ul><ul><li>Proficiency in Field of Study </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Skills (oral & written) </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul>What Companies Want From An Employee?
  8. 8. <ul><li>Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Self-motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul>What Companies Want From An Employee?
  9. 9. Seven core values that comprise professionalism
  10. 10. <ul><li>Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability is active acceptance of the </li></ul><ul><li>responsibility for the obligations. </li></ul>Seven core values that comprise professionalism
  11. 11. <ul><li>Altruism </li></ul><ul><li>Altruism is the primary regard for or </li></ul><ul><li>devotion to the interest of clients. </li></ul>Seven core values that comprise professionalism
  12. 12. <ul><li>Compassion/Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Compassion is the desire to identify with or sense </li></ul><ul><li>something of another’s experience, a precursor of </li></ul><ul><li>caring. Caring is the concern, empathy, and </li></ul><ul><li>consideration for the needs and values of others. </li></ul>Seven core values that comprise professionalism
  13. 13. <ul><li>Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>Excellence is practice that consistently uses current </li></ul><ul><li>knowledge and theory while understanding personal </li></ul><ul><li>limits, integrates judgment, and works toward </li></ul><ul><li>development of new knowledge. </li></ul>Seven core values that comprise professionalism
  14. 14. <ul><li>Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity is the possession of and </li></ul><ul><li>steadfast adherence to high ethical </li></ul><ul><li>principles or professional standards. </li></ul>Seven core values that comprise professionalism
  15. 15. <ul><li>Professional Duty </li></ul><ul><li>Professional duty is the commitment to </li></ul><ul><li>meeting one’s obligations to serve the </li></ul><ul><li>profession. </li></ul>Seven core values that comprise professionalism
  16. 16. <ul><li>Social Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Social responsibility is the promotion of </li></ul><ul><li>a mutual trust between the profession and </li></ul><ul><li>the larger public that necessitates </li></ul><ul><li>responding to societal needs. </li></ul>Seven core values that comprise professionalism
  17. 17. <ul><li>Small test, if you think that you are a “professional” ask the following questions to yourself: </li></ul><ul><li>Do you live up to your commitments? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you behave with others; your sub-ordinates, peers; seniors; friends; internal or external customers? </li></ul><ul><li>What's your integrity level? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you truly have all the skills required to be successful at your job? </li></ul><ul><li>Does you and your place, work place or house, is properly organized? </li></ul><ul><li>True answers to all above mentioned questions would let you know, if you are a “professional” or not. </li></ul>Test
  18. 18. Tips for approaching towards Professionalism
  19. 19. 1st Impressions are SIGNIFICANT How long does it take to get a first impression of someone? SECONDS Tips
  20. 20. Listen to and respect others “ God gave you two ears and one mouth. Use them proportionately!” -- Anonymous Tips
  21. 21. Seek a mentor in the workplace Tips
  22. 22. First do it, and then expect to be done. Tips
  23. 23. Don’t overreact Don’t become defensive or sarcastic if you feel targeted. Tips
  24. 24. Take time to build trust and develop working relationships. Tips
  25. 25. Learn the organization structure, understand business and personal needs, and learn to build consensus before trying to push your own agenda. Tips
  26. 26. <ul><li>Learn and follow Business Etiquette </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cell Phones </li></ul></ul>Tips
  27. 27. Possible Failure So What It isn’t the end of the world. Give it your best shot!! Tips
  28. 28. Share Your Experience !!
  29. 29. Conclusion: Professionalism is not a punishment, it is not an attempt to restrict your freedom but it is a discipline.
  30. 30. Thank You 

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