Conversation of the Month

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Conversation of the Month

Each month focuses attention on different dimensions of a thriving workplace. 

September’s focus is commitment and accountability, which is highlighted by the following survey questions:

Q07: At work, my opinions seem to count.
Q09: My associates or fellow employees are committed to doing quality work.
C04: If I raised a concern about discrimination, I am confident my employer would do what is right.
C05: Everyone at UMD is treated fairly regardless of ethnic background, race, gender, age, disability, or other differences not related to job performance.
C10: At UMD, people are held accountable for their actions.
C11: I am confident that the findings arising out of this survey will be acted upon.

Conversation of the Month Guide

Each month we offer a set of questions you can use to engage in conversation with your colleagues around the month’s focus. 

  1. What is a commitment you would like to make to yourself or our group to help our workplace thrive?
  2. What suggestions do you have for me to support a thriving workplace?
  3. As a group, how can we build an environment that encourages commitment to a thriving workplace?

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For more information on previous months, click below:

August 2017 – Emotional Support

July 2017 – Performance Management

June 2017 – Strengths & Development

May 2017 – Communication

April 2017 – Teamwork

March 2017 – Alignment & Purpose

February 2017 – Foundational Needs