Fairness at Work: A Manager’s Playbook

This is an in-depth course and guide for Leaders and Managers who desire to practice fairness at work. So, without further delay, let’s take a deep dive.

What is Fairness?

Fairness refers to the perception that individuals hold about the equitable and just distribution of resources, benefits, and opportunities.

In the workplace, fairness is a critical component of a positive work environment, which includes trust, collaboration, and productivity.

As a vital management tool, fairness ensures that employees are treated with respect and dignity, and their contributions are valued. Fairness also helps to build a sense of trust and commitment among employees, which leads to higher job satisfaction and improved performance.

Why Practicing Fairness is Important for Managers?

As a manager, your role in creating a fair work environment is critical.

It’s not just about following policies and procedures; it’s also about understanding how your employees perceive fairness. Being known for fairness can not only enhance your career but also boost employee performance.

By prioritizing fairness, you can also minimize conflicts, build stronger teams, and foster a positive work culture that values diversity and inclusion.

In essence, fairness is an essential management tool that helps to create a positive and productive work environment, leading to greater employee satisfaction, loyalty, and organizational success.

The way you see people is the way you treat them. And the way you treat them is what they become.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What you will learn in this course? – Fairness at Work: A Manager’s Playbook

In this comprehensive course, we will walk you through the four types of fairness

  1. Distributive
  2. Procedural
  3. Informational
  4. Interactional

We will also provide valuable techniques to help you make fair decisions and overcome any challenges from employees.

By the end of this course, you will be able to identify:

Get practical tips on decision-making and interpersonal interactions, as well as resources to dive deeper into the topic.

Who can take this course?

This course is designed for anyone in a managerial role who wants to learn how to create a fair and equitable work environment. It is suitable for new and experienced managers alike who want to develop their skills in treating people with fairness and improving employee performance. Additionally, employees who aspire to become managers in the future may find this course beneficial in preparing them for their future roles.

Create a positive and healthy workplace culture with a focus on civility and respect.

Let’s get started on this cool journey towards fairness in the workplace!

Go to the first chapter: What is Fairness in the Workplace?