Previous Next The Ethics of Talking Politics at Work The hot-button issues of politics can lead to inflamed tempers that can impede your productivity—and possibly, your progress by Bruce Weinstein, PhD Who do you think should be the next President of the U. John McCain? Mike Huckabee? Barack Obama? Hillary Clinton? Oprah Winfrey?
Don Sevcik May 8, Is it possible to just go into work, do your job, and stay out of the office politics and cliquey stuff? Work hard, and finish work fast. They accomplish little to nothing a good chat or email conversation can get done. Also, they drain energy and always go past the time allotted. If management calls you on it, tell them you need to finish the billable work, you know, the stuff that makes money. If management ever asks you about it, tell them how you tried to say hello in the hallways, but corporate zombies looked right through you or ignored you. This gains you automatic favor, because corporations get the spotlight turned back on them.
How to stay out of the office politics and do your job
Taboo Work Topics Friday, January 12, AM As society surges forward, changing and progressing with the times, so do the smaller cultures within it. Certain aspects of what used to be proper office culture and etiquette are now seen as conservative and formal compared to the leniency of workplaces today. Dress codes, work hours, and even offices for example, an increase in working remotely have changed, but perhaps the most rapidly changing aspect of office culture has been the conversations between employees. But do current employees still feel this way? We surveyed over 1, Americans about the most and least taboo work topics and compared these data across demographics.
Awkwardness in the workplace can affect its functioning and ultimately the employer's bottom line. Nobody wants to be the cause of that. Do not discuss your religious beliefs in depth and keep any negative opinions about others' beliefs to yourself.