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Promoting a Respectful and Inclusive Work Culture: A Manager's Guide

Due to the continuing global health situation, all current programs will be offered in an online format.  Our staff are available to answer your questions at

Jessica Kuchta-Miller, JD, MA
Staff Ombudsperson, Washington University

Preferred registration deadline: December 4th

This workshop will be conducted in a virtual Zoom meeting online format.

3 CEUs/CPH units

It’s hardly controversial to say that every individual deserves to be treated with respect.  In the workplace, employee morale and retention is tied to employees’  feelings of being respected and included.  Cliques, disrespectful communication, and outright bullying are poison for an organization’s culture and productivity.  Unkind or excluding behavior can be especially hurtful and damaging when it is understood to have roots in differences of race, gender/gender expression, religion, or sexual orientation.
What does it take to develop and maintain an environment where these problems seldom – if ever- occur?
Participants in this workshop will examine the roots, behaviors, and impacts of fostering a respectful working environment.  Through exercises and case studies, we will identify and explore what organizations and managers can do to proactively promote a workplace environment that honors the dignity and contributions of all employees.

General Admission: $60**

Class size is limited to 40.
**Discounts on workshop admission are offered to the Brown School’s students, alumni, and field instructors. We also offer a discount to full-time graduate students in other programs and to our Washington University faculty/staff colleagues. No other discounts are available. Admission discounts apply automatically in your cart, based on your profile in our registration software.

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