Being rude at workplace could be Contagious

Being rude at workplace could be Contagious

A new study has claimed that rudeness at workplace is not only unpleasant, it is also ‘contagious’. According to  Warrington College of Business Administration, facing rude behavior at work makes people more likely to grasp rudeness in later intercommunications.

Trevor Foulk, a doctoral student has said that when they experience rudeness, it makes rudeness more noticeable and they will experience more rudeness if it’s not there.

Foulk said that, part of the problem is that they are generally tolerant of these behaviors, but they’re actually really harmful.Just like those who experience rudeness firsthand, people who witness it were more likely to be rude to others. It means rudeness will flavor the way you interpret ambiguous cues. Rudeness also has a negative effect on performance.

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