Another form of workplace friendships is the multiplex friendship.
These friendships involve having friendships both inside and outside of the workplace.
For example, health and safety policy might be linked to an accident reporting procedure.
The policy might cover: Guidelines are often used to guide a person’s thinking in a situation where they have some discretion.
Workplace relationships directly affect a worker's ability and drive to succeed.
These feelings of involvement and belonging lead to positive effects such as increased productivity and a reduction in exhaustion.If a policy or procedure is difficult for an employee to find and it has not been specifically brought to their attention, it may not be reasonable for an employer to try to rely on it if a misconduct issue for not following a policy requirement comes up.Whether employee (and/or union) consultation is required for policies varies from workplace to workplace; this requirement can arise from being stated in an employment agreement (individual or collective), or can come from a policy itself.It is recommended that employees be consulted with on policies even if this isn’t a formal requirement.This can help to have policy that will be effective and more easily understood.