Low-Morale Experience Trajectory

The low-morale experience is a trajectory of events that occur for most people dealing with workplace abuse or neglect (Kendrick 2017). Review the trajectory below, and if this experience is familiar to you, consider participating in any of my ongoing data collection activities. The Trigger Event: Trigger events are unexpected and move positive or neutralContinue reading “Low-Morale Experience Trajectory”

Study Invitation: Leaving a Low-Morale Experience

UPDATE 7/29/21: This study has been published Open Access in Alki. UPDATE 1/20/18: This invitation is now closed. Thank you for your interest. Be sure to monitor this blog for study updates. Recent studies reveals that low morale is the result of repeated and protracted exposure to emotional, verbal/written, and systemic abuse or neglect inContinue reading “Study Invitation: Leaving a Low-Morale Experience”

FAQ about the Low Morale Study

Q:  What is low morale? A: Low morale is the result of repeated and protracted exposure to abuse or neglect in the workplace. Q:  What kinds of abuse are people exposed to during low-morale experiences? A: During low-morale experiences, employees are exposed to one or more of the following: emotional abuse, verbal/written abuse, system abuse, and negligence.Continue reading “FAQ about the Low Morale Study”

Report: Share Your Story Results (September 2019)

Since April 2018, I have been collecting stories of low-morale experiences from library employees from all kinds of libraries. The project, called “Share Your Story,” allows people a space to write down as much (or as little) about their most impactful incidents of workplace abuse and neglect as they want to; additionally, they are ableContinue reading “Report: Share Your Story Results (September 2019)”

Report: Strategies for Reducing/Resolving Low Morale

Around the same time I began collecting data for the Low Morale Spot-Check survey, I also created another survey to ask people who have dealt with low morale to share their strategies for reducing the occurrence of low morale or its effects.  In short, this survey takes a closer look at how people engage inContinue reading “Report: Strategies for Reducing/Resolving Low Morale”