When I include everyone on my team, I'm creating a positive and inclusive workplace.

Positive and Productive Workplaces

It is important that NSW government employees reflect on their own behaviour and take ownership for the role they play in creating a positive workplace.

The Positive and Productive Workplaces Guideline supports NSW government sector agencies, their leaders and employees in preventing, identifying and responding to workplace bullying.

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Respect your role, each other, and our organisation’s values and code of conduct.

Reflect on how your behaviour contributes to an inclusive, positive and productive workplace.

Reset your mindset and step into a positive frame.

Themes for behavioural change

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When I include everyone on my team, I’m creating a positive and inclusive workplace.

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When we work together, we go further.

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I succeed when I’m accountable for the work I do and the way I behave.

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I make a positive contribution to the team when I support others in reaching their goals.

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When there is change we find ways to support each other, to adapt and learn new skills.

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Story Telling

The stories I tell can shape a positive and constructive workplace.

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Speaking up

When I speak up openly and respectfully, I create a more positive and productive workplace.

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Learning Environment

When we learn from our mistakes and support each other, we are creating a positive workplace.

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Acting Early

Spotting the warning signs and speaking up helps maintain a positive and inclusive workplace.

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