Workplace Behavior Teacher Resources
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There are so many do's and don'ts in the workplace. Give future employees a head start in understanding good workplace behavior. They create a list of personal characteristics that are strengths or need improvement. They analyze workplace behavior in several scenarios, focusing on specific job skills.
Ninth graders, working in groups, investigate a solution to a problem involving ethical behavior in the workplace. They investigate a list of behaviors to decide if they are ethical or unethical workplace behaviors. They team present their solutions to the class.
A five-day instructional activity on getting and keeping a job; what could be more beneficial to a young adult? They'll discuss how to locate a job, pick up and fill out an application, and nail the all important job interview. Resume writing, communication skills, and workplace behavior are focused on throughout the very practical instructional activity.
Now that your upper grader has a job, you need to teach him how to keep it. Discuss appropriate workplace behavior such as teamwork, initiative, and self-motivation. Also bridge the topic of what is and what isn't ethical behavior and why it's so important to maintaining a job and workplace environment.
Ninth graders engage in role play activities to determine errors in workplace scenarios. They interact with a Personnel Manager to discuss workplace relationships and discuss ethics with their teacher. They complete a Guide for Success in the Job Market for a final grade.
Young scholars examine the characteristics and behaviors that employers seek in their employers and how these attributes prevent drug use and violence in the workplace. In small groups they develop a list of characteristics and behaviors, complete a ranking activity sheet, and discuss the class results of the behavior rankings.
Students examine laws to protect employees from sexual harassment and other violations. After defining sexual harassment, they discuss how to avoid harassing co-workers. Other topics students investigate include theft and drug use in the workplace.
Ninth graders examine the type of behavior that is expected in the workplace. They listen to a local employer speak about problems young workers might have on the job, participate in a debate, and design a bulletin board on the significance of a positive attitude at their job.
Ninth graders identify and discuss unethical practices in the workplace. They develop a list of unethical practices, and in small groups develop and role-play a scenario from the list. The class identifies which behavior is being role-played from the class list, and create a list of ten ethical practices they feel are important in the workplace.
Ninth graders examine problem solving skills that are useful in workplace situations. They work in groups to problem solve given workplace scenarios and complete case studies using worksheets.
Ninth graders identify blood borne pathogens and examine universal precautions. They listen to a speaker from the Health Department speak about blood borne pathogens, conduct Internet research and discuss OSHA guidelines for protection, and create a safety sign to be used in the workplace to remind employees of the need for universal precautions.
Students identify between appropriate and inappropriate behaviors at work. In this work behaviors instructional activity, students use a dictionary to define the related terms and visit various links to complete activities that define work place behaviors. Students complete an online questionnaire for the instructional activity.
Young scholars debate whether college athletes should be held to a higher behavioral standard than non-athletes. Students determine whether behavior outside of school should be punishable by university administration, then write letters to the editor arguing their position.
Students share their opinions about the rights and responsibilities of employees, businesses and the government in maintaining a safe work environment. They prepare arguments supporting their assigned positions concerning workplace safety and create storyboards for a public service campaign.
Ninth graders examine the role of technology, safety, professional behavior and ethics in the workplace. They research a specific job at a local company, complete an information sheet on the job, and create a poster and oral presentation.
Students examine the issue of anger management in the workplace and how to use assertive statements. They read and discuss assertive responses on a handout, participate in a role-playing activity, and discuss assertive and unassertive expressions of feelings.
Students explore cooperation by completing worksheets in class. In this human relationship lesson plan, students identify socially acceptable behaviors and discuss with their classmates why these behaviors are beneficial to everybody. Students complete character trait worksheets which identify negative consequences when people cannot work together.
Second graders participate in a game that focuses on appropriate and inappropriate behavior for second grade. They draw a game card and read it out loud, and students discuss and identify the behavior as appropriate or inappropriate. Students discuss the different expectations after the game.
Students describe strategies to avoid destructive behaviors. They discuss drug tests at work, the costs of drug use to employers and the types of behaviors that put individuals at risk.
Students identify their own work ethics in their high school job. As a class, they share their work ethics and describe how to make them more positive. They read various scenerios and solve them with a partner. To end the lesson, they discuss the importance of honesty and integrity in the classroom as well.