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Stop the Stigma: How to Reduce Stigma Associated with COVID-19

Posted by HRdownloads on Nov 26, 2020 2:45:00 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has created widespread fear, stress, and anxiety among the population, which has resulted in high levels of stigma. Stigma is a negative association between a person or a group of people who have certain characteristics associated with a perceived risk, in this case COVID-19. As an example, you may have an employee who follows all public health recommendations and feels negative emotions towards those who don’t (or vice versa). So how do you stop the stigma from infecting your workplace?

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Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility

If You Choose Not to Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice: A Guide to Corporate Social Justice

Posted by HRdownloads on Nov 18, 2020 3:06:00 PM

In the age of informed participation, people are increasingly asking businesses to make decisions based on what is ethically and morally right and focus on their impact rather than just their bottom line.

As an employer, it may be difficult to decide whether it is your place or even in your best interest to act on these issues. Your business may be subject to consequences, such as loss of business, damaged employee morale, turnover, strained business relationships, public boycotts, and more. However, refraining from getting involved is itself a choice that may trigger similar consequences. So how do you decide whether you should get involved?

 

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