Civility Seminar

Prospective Participants

Human resource professionals who wish to create a more inviting workplace environment. 


Dr. Jackie Gilbert, Professor of Management, Fellow, U.S. Academy on U.S. Bullying, Mobbing, and Abuse, Jones College of Business, MTSU 

Dr. Gilbert has served for 19 years as Professor of Management at Middle Tennessee State University. She has appeared in local and national radio shows, e.g., Game On® Business Talk Radio | VoiceAmerica™, magazines, press releases, and articles,  including the Tennessean, Men’s Health, and Forbes.

As a member of Tennessee Healthy Workplace Advocates, Dr. Gilbert has worked with legislators and citizen advocates to shepherd the Tennessee Healthy Workplace Act into law. As one of eight individuals (and the only academic) selected to serve on the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) Workplace Civility Workgroup, she helped to craft the model civility policy. She is a founding fellow in the U.S. Academy on Workplace Bullying, Mobbing, and Abuse.

Dr. Gilbert is a recipient of numerous university awards for online learning and teaching. She has also received the Experiential Learning Scholars Program Outstanding Faculty Award and the State Farm Excellence Professorship. Her published research on white collar crime is currently used as a case study by Harvard Business School.

Topics to be Covered 

  • How to recognize Bullying in the Workforce
  • Ways that bad behavior occurs: from the blatant and pervasive forms to the subtle “not so obvious” methods
  • How you as a supervisor can effectively respond (and prevent) future bullying at work and promote a more “civil” workplace 

Course Details

  • Date: February 27, 2016
  • Location: Bell Street Executive Education Building
  • Program Costs per Participant: $200
  • Eligible for CPE credit
  • Registration Deadline: February 25, 2016
  • Contact for More Information: Chrissy Koepfgen, 615-898-2964

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