GOSSIP IMPACTS THE TEAM
Learn the different forms of gossip
Learn how malicious gossip can affect the workplace
Learn how to handle gossip in the workplace
People are naturally curious about one another and gossip provides an opportunity for people to bond. Most people gossip as a way of sharing without the intent to harm; however, speaking words that diminish the worth of a coworker not present in the conversation is harmful gossip. In fact, slander is used to destroy people's reputation. Malicious gossip is expressed with a deliberate desire to do harm.