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You already know not to initiate office gossip. But you may figure that if someone passes along rumors, you’re free to listen. That’s true ... to a point. If you’re on the receiving end of gossip, make sure no one can eavesdrop. You don’t want the subject to overhear the conversation. Even if you don’t say a word, you’ll be implicated and your relations with that person will sour.
In most cases, workplace bullying is subtle and difficult to recognize. To deal with these issues effectively, managers must first differentiate true bullying from lesser forms of workplace aggravation. They should also recognize that bullying is a game that requires two players: dominators aggressively attempt to intimidate, while victims meekly comply....Click here to find out more.