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incivility

noun acerbity, acrimony, boorishness, discourtesy, disrespect, ill-breeding, impoliteness, impropriety, inappropriateness, indecorum, indelicacy, inelegance, insult, misbehavior, provocation, rudeness of manner, slight, snub, tactlessness, unbecoming conduct, uncouthness, urbane, vulgarity
Associated concepts: professionalism
See also: contempt, disdain, disregard, disrespect
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While incivility may be unnecessary in media, debate, or dialogue, oppositions within framing are a natural part of both social action and modern media.
Twenty five were reduced in rank for offences ranging from gross insubordination, drunkenness, incivility to members of the public and leaving (their) beat.
The issue of workplace incivility in health care and its effects have reached such epidemic proportions that The Joint Commission (TJC) (2008), the American Nurses Association (ANA) (2015a), and the World Health Organization (WHO) (2015) published position statements and outlined responsibilities and recommendations.
It just goes to show that the origin of incivility is not in social media and technology itself, but in the people that have been allowed to abuse such a privilege.
Justin Knoll, a sociology doctoral student at the University of Arizona (UA), found that college students who are "highly tolerant to incivility," are more likely to engage in commenting on political news stories or other such online avenues of political discussion or donate toward campaigns of candidates.
has a major civility problem, with 75 percent of them saying incivility has increased to crisis levels and 56 percent expecting it to rise further in the next few years, according to the seventh annual Civility in America poll conducted by Weber Shandwick and Powell Tate with KRC Research.
Workplace incivility is not a new phenomenon, but the impact can be much greater now with email, and social media coming in to play.
The Georgia Nurses Foundation (GNF) has embarked on a mission of scientific inquiry to structure a program of Research through the design of a series of longitudinal studies that would test interventions across nursing practice, nursing leadership and academic settings to transform the environment and ameliorate workforce violence and incivility in order to rescue the profession and ensure a strong and viable nurse workforce future.
To be found guilty of incivility by power is usually code for speaking uncomfortable truths to power.
Anderson and Pearson (1999) defined workplace incivility as low- intensity, deviant behaviors that are intended to harm the victim and demonstrate a lack of mutual respect.
Just how rampant is the incivility in our places of work?