Alimosho General Hospital, Igando Trains Junior Staff on Work Ethics
Alimosho General Hospital on 15th/16th June, 2022 trains Junior staff across various departments of the facility in a Two – Day training ‘ themed ‘ Work Ethics, Positive Attitude and Productivity Improvement.
The Medical Director, Dr Ayodapo Soyinka in his address, enjoins all participants to embrace knowledge, as there is no limit to knowledge especially in this present digital age.
The MD, Quoting popular futurist Alvin Toffler, said the illiterate of the 21st century ‘ will not be those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. He therefore encourage all participants to imbibe the culture of continuously learning.
Also speaking, the Head of Administration & Human Resource, Ms.Titilayo Salako, urged participants to ensure maximum concentration and judicious use of the opportunity the training avails.
Salako espouses that continual learning, diligence, commitment, punctual and proper appearance to duty among others are very vital in achieving a productive work force.
The main facilitator, Dr. Adebayo Adedokun a seasoned lecturer from the department of Economics University of Lagos, in his presentation defines Work as a legitimate economic activity performed by an individual to earn a living; He added that work also known as occupation, career or profession could be teaching, cleaning, driving, medical or legal profession and many more.
Going further, Dr. Adedokun stated that, goals, work behavior, work attitude, value,
norm and Productivity are important elements in ensuring a committed and resourceful work force.
Adebayo mentioned that, Work Ethics; the set standard of behavior and beliefs could be strong, positive or weak, negative. As such positive work ethic as the attitude a worker portrays indicate huge level of passion for the work done.
He reveals that individuals with strong work ethic usually present themselves as ideal workers in view of their drive for success. while on the other hand, a worker demonstrate negative work attitude by the display of lack of ambition and professionalism, inefficiency among other elements.
Dr. Adebayo reiterating the importance of attitude, urged staff to stay calm even in the face of provocation, and be professional at all times. He maintains that as the image of the hospital is imperative to ensure that one’s level of patience overrides any form of incitement.
Mr. Opeyemi Owosibo co- facilitator at the training, took participants through a Questions and Answer session, to evaluate staff’s understanding so far. Re- emphasied the significance of positive work behavior at all times in respective of the departments as every section and departments is key in all organisation.
The highpoint of the event was presentation of certificates and cash gifts to all participants of the training.
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