Some of the most wasted, unproductive and harmful activities and behaviors in the workplace, and particularly on teams, includes the spreading of rumors and gossip. Rarely is such rumor activity ever productive or very meaningful. As they spread they get bigger and can become a poison or cancer to companies, organizations and teams. Why Do Rumors Start? […] Read more
Gossip and rumors not only hurts individuals, but it also affects staff morale. Gossip and rumors are usually the result of someone not having all of the facts. In many organizations there is a lack of clear communication. Sooner or later employees will see or hear some things that worry them.