Employee Ethics: Minimizing Gossip Among Employees

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Course features
  • Category: Business Ethics
  • Course Length: 8 minutes
  • Series: Employee Ethics
  • Video Length: 3.25 minutes
  • Author: The URL dr
  • Resources: Analyzing Gossip Checklist
Course overview
In this micro course, you’ll learn what can be classified as gossip in the workplace, why we gossip, and how it can be harmful. We’ll also share five ways to stop gossip cold.
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Course Learning objectives
  • Define gossip in the workplace
  • Identify why we gossip
  • Identify four reasons why negative gossip is harmful
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Certification included
Downloadable certificate upon completion.

Stopping gossip in the workplace

If left unchecked, workplace gossip can spiral out of control. Innocent words can spark a wildfire—burning a company’s positive culture to ash.  

Stop gossip before it gets out of hand and contributes to a toxic workplace. Help build ethical employees to create a caring and empathic company culture.
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Summary / Checklist

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Skills you'll learn in this course

Business Ethics

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Kim Merritt

Kim Merritt, The URL dr, has been teaching and training the business community for over thirty years. Her company's line of business soft skill micro courses are a quick and effective way to master a new competency in fifteen minutes or less. 
Patrick Jones - Course author