Discussion Week 7 _ NURS 6053 – Workplace Environment Assessment

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Work Environment Assessment Template

Use this document to complete the Module 4 Workplace Environment Assessment .

Summary of Results – Clark Healthy Workplace Inventory

Identify two things that surprised you about the results. Also identify one idea that you believed prior to conducting the Assessment that was confirmed.

What do the results of the Assessment suggest about the health and civility of your workplace?

Briefly describe the theory or concept presented in the article(s) you selected.

Explain how the theory or concept presented in the article(s) relates to the results of your Work Environment Assessment.

Explain how your organization could apply the theory highlighted in your selected article(s) to improve organizational health and/or create stronger work teams. Be specific and provide examples.

General Notes/Comments

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Discussion: Workplace Environment Assessment

How healthy is your workplace?

You may think your current organization operates seamlessly, or you may feel it has many issues. You may experience or even observe things that give you pause. Yet, much as you wouldn’t try to determine the health of a patient through mere observation, you should not attempt to gauge the health of your work environment based on observation and opinion. Often, there are issues you perceive as problems that others do not; similarly, issues may run much deeper than leadership recognizes.

There are many factors and measures that may impact organizational health. Among these is civility. While an organization can institute policies designed to promote such things as civility, how can it be sure these are managed effectively? In this Discussion, you will examine the use of tools in measuring workplace civility.

To Prepare:

1. Review the Resources – Conversations to inspire and promote a more civil workplace (See PDF attachment)

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Review and complete the Clark Healthy Workplace Inventory, (PDF attachment)

2. Based in the results from the Clark Healthy Workplace Inventory, review and complete the Work Environment Assessment Template (Word document, attached)

3. At the end of the Work Environment Assessment Template, add at least two (2) pages with the description of the results of your Work Environment Assessment.

4. Based on the results, how civil is your workplace?

5. Explain why your workplace is or is not civil.

6. Describe a situation where you have experienced incivility in the workplace. How was this addressed? Be specific and provide examples.

Please send the Clark Healthy Workplace Inventory complete attached with the final work

(AT LEAST 3 REFERENCES)

Evidence-Based Project, Part 4: Recommending An Evidence-Based Practice Change