Dealing with rude behavior in the workplace.
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Why Are Your People Thinking of Leaving? 5 Ways to Rid Your Team of Rudeness
Do you seethe when you see dirty cups left in the communal sink, or when half of the people in a meeting are staring at their smart phones?

Workplaces can also be the scene of more serious forms of rudeness, such as aggressive behavior and inappropriate language. You can learn how to stamp these pernicious habits out with our articles, Five Ways to Deal With Rudeness in the Workplace and Bad Behavior at Work.

As a manager, you can get a feel for how your people treat one another by spending time with them. You can explore this in our article, Management By Wandering Around.

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A Final Note

Rudeness seems to be endemic these days. Whether they're walking down the sidewalk, driving their cars, or going about their working day, people appear to have lost the art of civility. It can become damaging if it's left unchecked, so take a stand and prevent it from turning into something worse.

Next week, find out how you can bounce back after losing your job, and watch our new video to learn how value is created in your organization.

Have a great week!

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