According to a study published in the Harvard Business Review, “a lot of office gossip is positive, rather than negative.” The study says that office gossip “helped encourage the spread of information in a company and reduced anxiety and uncertainty among staff members.”
So, I would like to say that I may or may not fire James tomorrow. Just doing my part to reduce anxiety and uncertainty. Sleep well, James.
- Are You Guilty of Gossip? (lifescript.com)