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Is gossip clogging up your email inboxes?

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About 15% of email at work is considered gossip, according to a Georgia Institute of Technology study. Gossip—defined as “the absence of a third party from a conversation”—was prevalent in email sent at all levels of organizations, including the CEO.

For tips on how HR can tame the office gossip beast, check out "The water cooler dies: Office gossip spreads faster online."

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