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Workplace Incivility: where are your manners?

A. Richey

Incivility is being rude, discourteous and showing a lack of regard for others. The behaviour harms the target, whether intentionally or unintentionally. It may also occur in the cyberspace, such as not replying to email or sending terse emails.

What is it? Incivility is being rude, discourteous and showing a lack of regard for others. The behaviour harms the target, whether intentionally or unintentionally. It may also occur in the cyberspace, such as not replying to email or sending terse emails. Incivility at work can appear in numerous forms. Some examples might include: Taking credit for the work someone else has done Unwanted familiarity Poor work eti...

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