In a bid to serve the University Community better, increase job satisfaction and improve productivity, the Centre for Information and Public Relations (CIPR), Lagos State University, Ojo on Friday, held an in-house training session for her members at the Centre’s Office at the university.
The topic of the training “Work Ethics” was discussed by the Acting Coordinator, Centre for Information and Public Relations (CIPR), Mr. Olaniyi Jeariogbe.
He enlightened members on the work ethics that are very essential for the success of any organization and equally urged them to be friendly with the University’s Condition of Service.
Some of the work ethics mentioned include but not limited to; appearance, attendance, attitude, character, communication, responsibility, Loyalty teamwork, honesty, fairness, teamwork, integrity, respect and loyalty.
Recalling the Core Values of the Centre which include; professionalism, excellence and passion, he added that employees with strong work ethics are highly motivated and produce high quality results consistently.
Speaking further, the Acting Coordinator said “let us be reminded that these aforementioned work ethics and values mould us as a people into more responsible and more determined group of individuals, as well as, impacts all the activities of our day to day life”.
Mr. Jeariogbe noted signs of good work ethics to be reliability and dependability; dedication to the job; productivity that doesn’t quit; self-discipline; cooperation and teamwork.
He averred that there is a difference between ethics and professionalism with ethics being the guidelines that states the dos and don’ts in a specific context and professionalism being specific traits that are expected of a professional.
The training session was well attended by members of staff at the Centre who also made meaningful contributions.