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About familytreegirl

Shelley Murphy, aka “familytreegirl”, a native of Michigan residing in Central Virginia, Shelley has been an avid genealogist for over 25+ years researching the Davis, Marsh, Goens/Goins/Goings, Roper, Boyer, Worden, Cureton, and Murphy family lines. She is a Coordinator and faculty for the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI), presents Genealogy 101 workshops at the local community college, state and national genealogy conferences. She holds a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership and works as an adjunct professor for Averett University. Murphy is known for her inspiring and interactive “Getting Started” Methods and Strategies for genealogy research, “Time and File management” along with interesting problem-solving methodology lectures. Shelley currently has 20+ publications with Charlottesville Genealogy Examiner and the Central Virginia Heritage, a publication of the Central Virginia Genealogical Association. She is an instructor for the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI). Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Adjunct Professor, Professional Genealogist. Volunteers for American Red Cross as a Disaster Services Instructor, facilitates financial education workshops for the last 8 years, and former licensed Real Estate Broker

Culture Eats your Structure for Lunch by Lawrence Serewicz (2011)

Lawrence Serewicz and Thoughts on Management 2011-2013. Interesting article! http://thoughtmanagement.org/2013/07/10/culture-eats-your-structure-for-lunch/

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Workplace Bullying Coalition-

Visit the website for more information on the work that is being done by this coalition. http://www.workplacebullyingcoalition.org

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“#Dignity15 2nd Annual Conference: RESTORING AND PROTECTING DIGNITY AT WORK”

I’m speaking at “#Dignity15 2nd Annual Conference: RESTORING AND PROTECTING DIGNITY AT WORK”. See you there? It will be held at Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA.  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/dignity15-2nd-annual-conference-restoring-and-protecting-dignity-at-work-tickets-17768006586?aff=estw …

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Workplace Bullying: Picture This!

Originally posted on OUR BULLY PULPIT:
Here’s a great infographic about #WorkplaceBullying all set for you to share with those people who just don’t seem to get the harm abusive workplaces create. Source: InternationalBusinessGuide.org

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Dishonor Code: Rape, Reputation and Repercussion at U.Va

Originally posted on quiteirregular:
This is a guest post by Willa Hammitt Brown, a doctoral candidate at the University of Virginia, where she is finishing her dissertation, “Gentlemen of the Woods: Manhood, Myth and the American Lumberjack, 1860-1920”. She is…

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Updates on Workplace Bullying

I just do not understand why we don’t have a law to help the suffering in the US. There is enough stats that show specifically the cost to the organization due to bullying. Is this not something to be concerned … Continue reading

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HBO’s “Getting On” and Workplace Bullying

Originally posted on OUR BULLY PULPIT:
Given the epidemic of toxic workplaces in the healthcare industry it shouldn’t surprise viewers that the second season of HBO’s “Getting On” opened with the topic of workplace bullying front and center in a very…

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Are Performance Evaluations effective?

Performance evaluations were the topic of discussion for my class. We debated as to the effectiveness and actual purpose. Typically evaluations are completed once or maybe twice a year. Why do we continually look to the past, instead of forward? … Continue reading

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This concerns me about Bullying in the Workplace!

When is it going to stop? People are struggling with what to do. They need options. When are the laws going to be in place to protect the employees from this vicious behavior? Folks just want to go to work … Continue reading

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Check out Tuscaloosa’s thoughts on bullying!

New, hot off the press. I believe it is time, one city, one county, one state at a time. http://bullyinworkplace.com/2014/10/16/tuscaloosa-takes-on-workplace-bullying/

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