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Civility policies, anti-bullying codes, and ethical conduct norms are ways that companies encourage and enforce more disciplined workplace behavior.

These strategies can curb boorish attitudes and emotional abuse at work. But grass roots change from within, change that occurs from an internal shift in how we hold the inner man/woman accountable may be infinitely more effective. A personal code by which we measure our actions can achieve lasting change.

What are some tenets we can use? The bullet points below provide a starting point: Turn the page…

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One by one, businesses succumb to the weaknesses of a singular member; actors or actresses who create a firestorm, one that garners the attention of potential investors, stockholders, and social media. Perpetrators are summarily chastised, disciplined, vilified, and sometimes ejected from the firm. The company may instigate a one on one training to address problem issues, but once things blow over, Has anything really changed? Or, is it still business as usual? Turn the page…

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