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Does Punishment Create Compliance?

Does Punishment Create Compliance?

When somebody does something wrong at work, most employers use punishment in response to the undesired behavior. By using punishment, they hope to stop the undesired behavior and guide them to act in a more appropriate way. For many people the use of punishment is an innate response stemming all the way back from childhood.

Industrial Safety Training

Industrial Safety Training

Training employees on safety within the industrial setting may just be one of the most important tasks within a workplace. Many employers assume that employees are aware of common industrial workplace hazards; however, to do so is a big mistake. It is important to consider that some employees may be joining the industrial workforce with

Understanding True Alignment

Understanding True Alignment

The competition is fierce out in the world of business, there is always the drive to make things bigger (or smaller), better, and cheaper. Consumers demand quality products that actually deliver the results promised. Upon such a competitive playing ground, what separates the business “haves” from the business “have nots?” The answer may be as

Empowering Employees for Success

Empowering Employees for Success

Do you take pride in the work you do? If so, that is excellent! However, if you are not putting a top notch effort in to your job, you are not alone. There seems to be some sort of disconnect between the efforts of a business owner compared to that of an employee.  Chances are if

The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business

The Decline of Ethical Behavior in Business

These days what is considered truly ethical? It seems like the fine line between ethical and unethical is becoming a blur to many business professionals. In 2006, a study reported that MBA graduate students cheat the most on tests when compared to any other graduate non-business students. That is a pretty scary thought because people

Leading Virtual Teams

Leading Virtual Teams

We live and operate in a time of limitless possibilities; technology has made it possible to quickly and easily connect with others half way across the world at any given time at the click of a button. With all the enhancements in technology, there is now an ever-increasing amount of “virtual teams.” A virtual team

Self-Directed Work Teams

Self-Directed Work Teams

Have you ever heard of the term “Self-Directed Work Team?” If so, you have probably heard quite a bit of positive feedback regarding these various types of teams. If you haven’t, you will now gain a greater handle on what these teams are about and how they can function and add value within any sort

Project Management Best Practices Are Not Set In Stone

Project Management Best Practices Are Not Set In Stone

Managing your manufacturing project sets up certain expectations that need to be accomplished, and it’s often tough to implement a brand new set of tools or communication systems within your department or plant-wide when a job is time-sensitive, or the workforce is resistant to change. Keep in mind that your choice of best practices doesn’t

We Are Now Offering Convergence Safety Training Videos

We Are Now Offering Convergence Safety Training Videos

Convergence Safety Training Videos Safety training videos fall into two different categories, I’ve found.  The outdated, boring ones of the 80s, and the modern ones with higher production values.  Okay, actually there is one more category, the modern ones that stink, too. At Creative Safety Supply, we try to offer our customers the top of

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