Crossing Personal Boundaries At Work
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Be careful in your relationships with work colleagues - they may not see your friendly gesture in the way you intended it.
We all want to feel comfortable and happy in the workplace, and a relaxed, easygoing atmosphere can help contribute to greater efficiency and productivity. But everyone sees things differently, says organisational psychologist Rhonda Andrews of the Barrington Centre, and it's important to understand the perspectives of others. In the worst case, as she points out, what was intended as a friendly gesture can blow up into allegations of harassment - and that does nothing for workplace wellbeing.
Topics: Human Resources, Management, Personal Development
Rhonda Andrews, Barrington Centre