My Civility in the Workplace

This checklist is to help you reflect on your own behaviour in the workplace and how it might be perceived by others. Consider your current work situation over the past six months in answering the questions. While behaviour may not be clearly defined as bullying, a work environment with a high degree of incivility can promote bullying.

  1. Have I excluded a particular employee/colleague from receiving information or attending meetings relevant to their work?

    Yes
    No


  2. Have I excluded a particular employee/colleague from social situations or events in the workplace?

    Yes
    No


  3. Could the way in which I provide feedback to employees/colleagues be perceived as overly critical or excessive by someone else?

    Yes
    No


  4. When I feel angry, stressed or anxious, could my feelings be exhibited in a way that others may find offensive, humiliating, embarrassing, or intimidating?

    Yes
    No


  5. Could my communication style be perceived as offensive, humiliating, intimidating, or threatening?

    Yes
    No


  6. Could my tone, the volume of my voice, or my body language be seen as offensive, humiliating, or intimidating?

    Yes
    No


  7. Can I resolve a situation by talking to the employee/colleague directly?

    Yes
    No


  8. Have I engaged in gossip or rumor about a particular person?

    Yes
    No


  9. Could a reasonable person consider any of my behavior to be unwanted, i.e., offensive, humiliating, intimidating, or threatening?

    Yes
    No


  10. Have I repeated unwanted behaviour toward a particular person?

    Yes
    No


  11. Could outcomes, deadlines, or workloads I have set be seen as impossible?

    Yes
    No


  12. Have I failed to give credit or have I taken credit for someone else's idea or work?

    Yes
    No


  13. Could my behaviour be perceived as fitting the definition of bullying?

    Yes
    No


  14. Have I discussed the situation and options with someone I trust?

    Yes
    No


  15. Do I need to seek support from outside the work site?

    Yes
    No


                   

After you single click on the above "Calculate Results" button you will be provided with your results in the "Total Score" and "Feedback" boxes below.

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Feedback:

Workplace civility means being respectful, sensitive,
and considerate of employees and colleagues.