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HR Answers: Workplace bullying

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first_img 5SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Study examines effect of harassment on health.Workplace harassment is directly tied to a variety of physical and psychological problems suffered by victims, including stress, loss of sleep, depression and anxiety, says a new study from Ball State University.“Workplace Harassment and Morbidity Among U.S. Adults” also found that victims were more likely to be female, obese, multiracial, and divorced or separated. The report is based on an analysis of 17,524 people who participated in the 2010 National Health Interview Survey and was recently published by the Journal of Community Health.Jagdish Khubchandani, a community health education professor at Ball State and the study’s lead author, says the results clearly show that bullying at the workplace hurts everyone.The humiliation and ridicule of workplace harassment causes victims to have low self-esteem, concentration difficulties, anger, lower life satisfaction, reduced productivity and increased absenteeism, says Khubchandani, who coauthored the study with James Price, a faculty member at the University of Toledo. continue reading »last_img read more

Highlights of the Week

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first_imgInterreg’s Largest Ever Project Gets Green Light MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from October 14 – October 20, 2019. DMEC Talks Renewables at Europort CorPower’s Man Scoops Up EIT Venture Awardcenter_img InTER Project Hits Milestone with Marinus Platform Launch Marine Energy in The Run for Scottish Green Energy Prizeslast_img

Playtech to recruit Ian Penrose as governance advisor building ‘US Vision’

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first_img Related Articles The Sunday Times has this weekend reported that Playtech Plc is set to recruit former Sportech Plc Chief Executive Ian Penrose as a non-Executive Director advising the FTSE250 technology group on its US market expansion strategy.Penrose is considered one of the leading industry figureheads on US sports betting, having led racing systems provider Sportech Plc’s North American corporate transformation during his leadership tenure (2006-2017).Under the guidance of Penrose, a heavily indebted Sportech would effectively restructure its services and operations focusing growth on delivering US racing and in-stadia wagering systems.The appointment of Penrose signals Playtech governance’s intent on becoming the leading technology player for the liberalised US gambling market post PASPA.In its report, The Sunday Times details that ‘internally Penrose has been marked as a likely successor to Playtech Chairman Alan Jackson’.In recent months Jackson and Playtech leadership have come under fire from investors, for misjudging the opening of the US market, which has seen a number of competitors strike valuable partnerships with US land-based casino operators.Furthermore, tough 2017 and 2018 trading conditions have seen Playtech continue to suffer from Asian market price declines, with pressure mounting on leadership and governance to find new revenue streams.Facing mounting obstacles, Playtech has restructured it governance advisory appointing industry corporate financing veteran Susan Ball as a non-executive director.Industry analysts eagerly await Playtech Plc’s upcoming interim results to be announced this Thursday, with the FTSE enterprise expected to confirm the appointment of Penrose as a corporate director alongside further operational changes, outlining the firm’s recovery Share StumbleUpon Jason Ader – No Boogeyman… Activism will play a vital part in reshaping gambling August 20, 2020 Submit Share Retail closures have ‘severe’ impact on Playtech August 5, 2020 Playtech goes live in the US with bet365 August 7, 2020last_img read more