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Workplace Gossip

Why We Love to Gossip

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Office gossip is alive, flowing freely and -- depending on your point of view -- either as natural as casual conversation or a pathogen infecting morale, productivity and even health. Adding to the darker view, gossip may be a special problem for women -- its most able practitioners and, perhaps, its most vulnerable targets.

Fifteen Percent Of Enron's Emails Contained This Non Work-Related Activity

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

What could 600,000 emails from employees of the defunct Enron Corporation reveal besides some sketchy accounting practices? Well, a good amount of ...

Did You Hear That? Office Gossip May Be On The Decline

Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

Your co-workers have been gossiping less as of late, and that should have the old boss worried. Most workers -- 63 percent, in fact -- say that wat...