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Lablanca declares that when managers want us to avoid gossiping when we go to work, 'they expect us to leave behind the emotional and social parts of who we are.
With the involvement of academics, algorithms and mathematical models, gossiping is fast becoming a hot topic in the intellectual circles too, which in turn helps it shedding the skin of negativity during the passage of its cultural transformation.
Sample items for each subscale are: (a) Information, "Listening to people's opinions of others helps me better judge aspects of my own life"; (b) Friendship, "Talking about the personal lives of other people makes me feel in touch with my social circle"; (c) Influence, "When someone does something inappropriate, I think others should know so the person will be less likely to do it again"; and (d) Entertainment, "My experience is that gossiping is just plain fun.
WHAT is life without some spice, you may retort, if you were told that gossiping is bad for the morale.
As children we love and listen to stories, gossiping is the adult version of that childhood favourite.
Under the right conditions and in small doses, gossiping could perhaps be harmless fun.
Gossiping always seems like fun--when it's about other people.
I've seen situations where gossiping has damaged the long-term contributions of an individual and overshadowed that person's appeal as a candidate for future advancement," she adds.
Mr Long said: "A US company has banned its workers from gossiping and four workers in New Hampshire have been sacked for gossiping but it is unlikely that a charge of 'gossiping' by itself would be enough to justify dismissal in the UK.
Tom Long said: "A US company has banned its workers from gossiping and four US workers have been sacked for gossiping but it is unlikely that a charge of 'gossiping' by itself would be enough to justify dismissal in the UK.
Q We have an enormous problem with gossiping in our lab.
In an office setting, gossiping becomes a way of networking.