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The Role of Leaders in Creating Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

Recorded in December 2013

 

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It can be difficult for employers and other leaders in the workplace to see toxic behaviours and attitudes that may be creating an unhealthy, psychological atmosphere in the workplace.

Dr. Loughlin will walk us through how to identify some of these toxic behaviours and discuss how leaders can take initiative to maintain healthier atmospheres for their workers. 

During this webinar, attendees will learn how to:

  • Identify what constitutes toxic behaviour at work and the costs of this behaviour
  • Recognize 4 common myths about toxic behaviour at work
  • Outline 5 steps Leaders can take to keep these behaviours in check



 Catherine Loughlin, PhD 
Dr. Loughlin began as Canada Research Chair in late 2005. She received her PhD in Industrial/Organisational Psychology from Queen's University and has taught in the Queen's School of Business and University of Toronto, Faculty of Management. She supervises graduate students in both Management and the Department of Psychology. She has published empirical papers in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, the Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology, as well as co-authoring book chapters on work stress, workplace health and safety, and the quality of youth employment (several of these publications have been with her students).

She is a reviewer for journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology and has consulted for the Government of Canada and private industry in the areas of management leadership training, work stress, and occupational health. Dr. Loughlin’s current projects (2011-14) on Leadership (with Dr. K. Arnold) and Health (with Drs. L. Kocum & Robinson) are funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF), respectively. She is also affiliated with the Centre for Leadership Excellence and the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety at St. Mary's University.

  

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