Sensitivity Training

Sensitivity Training versus Respectful Workplace Training

Here at Legacy Business Cultures we often receive inquiries from managers requesting sensitivity training for their employees. Typically, there has been an ‘incident’ – someone has called someone else a derogatory name or otherwise been disrespectful toward other employees. In some cases, this leads to an EEOC investigation and required intervention. At this point, a manager, HR Director, or C-level staff member seeks out a solution – possibly some form of ‘sensitivity training’ to remedy the situation. But is sensitivity training really what your organization needs?

Read the following articles from our blog to determine if you feel “sensitivity training” is the best solution for your organization or contact us at 888-892-0300, so we can discuss with you some alternative options used in our “Connecting With Respect” training.

Does Your Workplace REALLY Need Sensitivity Training?

Here at Legacy Business Cultures we often receive inquiries from managers requesting sensitivity training for their employees. Typically, there has been an ‘incident’ – someone has called someone else a derogatory name or otherwise been disrespectful toward other employees. In some cases, this leads to an EEOC investigation and required intervention.

What’s Your Best Option for Respectful Workplace Training?

You know the feeling. Your supervisor tasks you with finding a suitable training curriculum to solve your organization’s respect (or lack thereof) issues. Maybe there is someone in your organization who could use a little sensitivity training.

By |May 28th, 2014|Categories: Our Favorite Posts|Tags: |0 Comments

Advantage to Butt-in-the-Seat Respect Training

The best roadmap to the future sometimes looks strangely like the past. This is particularly relevant in the discussion on classroom vs. online training. Almost a decade ago, one of my friends who worked as an HR manager for a large, Fortune 50 manufacturing company lamented the difficulty his organization was having with employee acceptance and use of a new, online learning service that had just been purchased from an outside vendor.

By |October 13th, 2011|Categories: Respectful Workplace|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sensitivity Training 2.0

Paul Meshanko, Managing Partner of Legacy Business Cultures, was recently quoted in the New York Times on sensitivity training for one of the most stressed out and disrespected group of workers — traffic enforcement agents.

By |October 6th, 2009|Categories: Respectful Workplace|Tags: |0 Comments