Work Ethics, Positive Work-Attitude and Productivity Improvement

Program overview:

A positive attitude at work goes a long way towards improving the work environment, increasing productivity, and reducing workplace stress and waste. It is true that an employer can influence the work atmosphere; a positive outlook is the responsibility of both employers and employees alike. When employees are happy and positive, production goes up, people are more creative, and employees are more likely to work together as a team. This program is designed to equip participants with the necessary skills required to fully exploit their own creative potentials and enhance organizational performance and productivity. It will help reduce if not totally eliminate waste in the workplace.


All staff members who need attitudinal change in order to improve their productivity and step up their organization’s performance.


At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

■ remind themselves of the need for good self-management for effective results

■ increase their productivity by aligning their needs with that of the organization

■ Critically analyze the prevailing work ethics and their impact on organization’s performance

■ identity factors that have a negative effect on employee’s attitude to work

■ apply work ethics and productivity improvement strategies


Day 1: The organization as a coalition of individuals

■ Types of attitudes and effects on organizational performance

– Strategies for building positive attitudes

– Norms, values, behaviours

■ Concepts of work ethics and productivity

– The work environment & ethics

■ Human behaviour in organizations

■ Effective leadership management

Day 2: Cost and Waste Reduction Strategies

■ Organizational culture

– Creating a Positive Work Environment

■ Measuring and rewarding performance

■ Productivity improvement techniques

■ Discipline and counseling

■ Self Organization and Time Management

■ Managing and sustaining change

Training Methodology

Lectures, discussions, exercises, case studies, audio-visual aids will be used to reinforce these teaching/learning methods.