Posted by: arijnovick | February 4, 2012

How to Address Anger Management in the Workplace

It’s the job of CEO’s of every corporation across the US, and world, to look out for their employers bottom-line. In many cases that means simple risk prevention. In today’s legal happy environment corporations seek anger management training as risk prevention.

In today’s fast moving business world, tensions can run high. When a fortune can be made or lost on a daily basis, it can pay-off to have even the lowest of employees take anger management training.

There have been countless cases worldwide of violence at the workplace. In many of those cases, the employer was held at fault for not keeping a safe work environment. For this reason, and more, corporations seek anger management training as risk prevention.

Improves Insurance Premiums
In today’s business world, there are countless types of insurance. When a business employs people, or even has a steady stream of customers, it can pay to have great insurance. It can also pay-off in lowering that insurance premium. Lowering the chances for injury on company property can do that. It can be accomplished quickly and easily by having the employees take anger management classes. The number one cause for employee injury is due to another employee.

When the insurance company that covers a particular business knows there is less of a chance for an incident, the costs go down. If the incident rate increases, the costs go up. That simple fact should tell employers that anger management classes, especially in high stress jobs, is essential. It could save the company thousands, if not more, in annual insurance costs.

Millions Saved in Potential Court Cases
Corporations seek anger management training as risk prevention in court cases as well. When two employees get angry at each other, sometimes there’s nothing the company could do to stop it. To show that the company has no fault and can’t be held liable, the company would be able to provide the court with the employee’s certificates of completion. Those certificate come with every anger management training course, online or off.

Those simple certificates of completion will show the court, and judge, that the corporation is in no way at fault. The paper will show that, in fact, the corporation used all means at its disposal to prevent this situation. The corporation will be determined not to be at fault, and the two employees can be terminated and left to fend for their own cases.

That will deter future employees from committing acts of violence, wanting to retain their job and their level of pay. In some lighter cases of anger slip-ups, secondary classes at the employees expense may be necessary. That is up to the employer, the employee, and the circumstance in question.  Typical duration class employers seek is a 12 hour anger management class.

By now, it shouldn’t be a surprise why corporations seek anger management training as risk prevention. The monetary rewards for making sure all the employees know better could be, potentially, millions of dollars. Waiting could cost the corporation more than you know!  In addition to anger, employers also need to understand that alcohol awareness training is just as important as alcohol abuse is the number one problem for substance abuse in corporate America.

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