The Respectful Supervisor: Integrity And Inclusion
This program challenges viewers to identify areas where they may not be modelling the best behaviour relative to organizational ethics and values, and what it means to be inclusive, by creating a sense of belonging among all of their employees.
- Leader’s Guide
- Participant Support Materials
● Helps supervisors see their role in a discrimination-free workplace
● Reminds supervisors to build people up (not tear them down)
● Encourages supervisors to embrace inclusion and collaboration
Supervisors have many responsibilities. And the most important and impactful responsibility of all is the task of creating a workplace built on respect, integrity, and inclusion. A supervisor’s ability to create such an environment depends on their personal self-awareness and individual commitment to setting the right example and honoring the contribution of every employee.
The Respectful Supervisor: Integrity and Inclusion opens with an exploration of integrity. It explains how maintaining a positive, productive workplace is contingent upon the supervisor’s personal integrity and commitment to ensuring that every person is shown the proper respect. The video then challenges viewers to identify areas where they may not be modelling the best behaviour relative to organizational ethics and values. The video also explains what it means to be inclusive, and demonstrates how the best supervisors create a sense of belonging among all their employees.
1. Understand your role in preventing harassment and discrimination
2. Be aware of unconscious bias and micro-inequities
3. Don’t be a bully
4. Act ethically
5. Be inclusive
Supervisors are inspired to lead with sincerity and integrity and encouraged to be fair-minded and inclusive. They are also reminded that while employees are desperate to work for someone they respect, this can only happen if the supervisor first shows respect to them.