Modern Iraq covers almost the same area as ancient Mesopotamia, which centered on the land between the Tigres and the Euphrates Rivers. Mesopotamia, also referred to as the Fertile Crescent, was an important center of early civilization and saw the rise and fall of many cultures and settlements. In the medieval era, Iraq was the name of an Arab province that made up the southern half of the modern-day country. In today's Republic of Iraq, where Islam is the state religion and claims the beliefs of 95 percent of the population, the majority of Iraqis identify with Arab culture.
Co-workers and customers would be treated respectfully on a consistent basis. There would be no place for harassment, discrimination, bullying, workplace violence, unethical actions, or other disrespectful and potentially illegal behaviors.
Instead of this idealized picture, studies and polls indicate that workplaces are a reflection of society at-large and that incivility is a serious problem that is getting worse.
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Another found that nine out of 10 Americans thought that incivility increases opportunities for violence. This measure is not expected to be static over time. Moving an organizational culture on a continuum toward an imagined environment, as described above, will require that respect become a core value, one that is understood, articulated, internalized and acted upon by employees at all levels of the organization.
The following are tips to assist each employee in being proactive in promoting respect and civility: Be intentional in your communications.
Plan to listen to the other person without interruption and practice effective listening skills. Develop an awareness of the respect that you display in all areas of your communications, including what you say, how you say it, your voice tone, and the body language that you demonstrate.
Become a bridge builder and act in a manner that creates an inclusive work environment. Look for various ways to have diversity in work teams and committees as well as in individual associations. Be aware of the downsides caused by labeling and stereotyping others.
Replace these behaviors with respect for individual differences. Appreciate the value of diverse opinions in developing approaches to varying situations.
Understand that conflicts will occur in the workplace and take responsibility for your actions, regardless of the situation. Practice self-restraint and focus on your overall objectives in responding to potential conflicts.
A positive and solution-driven approach will facilitate your ability to reach resolution. Take time to analyze relevant facts and to reconsider your assumptions. Avoid tendencies to become caught up in gossip, complaining, or other forms of negativity in day-to-day interactions.
Be supportive of your organization in your communications both inside and outside of the workplace. Ensure that any comments that you make place the organization including departments and individuals in a positive yet realistic light.
Pay attention to how respectful you are in your communications and other actions on an ongoing basis. Rate yourself for instance, on a scale of periodically after interactions to measure your success and to identify opportunities for improvement.The culture of Canada embodies the artistic, culinary, literary, humour, musical, political and social elements that are representative of Canada and Canadians.
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Imagine a work environment where all communications and interactions were conducted in a civil and respectful manner. Co-workers and customers would be treated respectfully on a consistent basis.