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Poll: Bob Sutton's dirty dozen - the productivity destroyer

Posted 05 Dec 2010 by 

Colin Dodd (Red Hat)
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Which is the most destructive to productivity?

Personal insults
5% (5 votes)
Invading one's personal territory
4% (4 votes)
Uninvited personal contact
2% (2 votes)
Threats and intimidation, both verbal and non-verbal
20% (19 votes)
Sarcastic jokes and teasing used as insult delivery systems
12% (11 votes)
Withering email flames
1% (1 vote)
Public shaming or status degradation rituals
14% (13 votes)
Rude interruptions
9% (9 votes)
Status slaps intended to humiliate their victims
6% (6 votes)
Two-faced attacks
9% (9 votes)
Dirty looks
0% (0 votes)
Treating people as if they are invisible
17% (16 votes)
Total votes: 95

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Rebecca
Open Source Champion

That was a challenge.

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dragonbite
Open Source Evangelist

That would have been my choice.

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MrDaleR
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Most can be dealt with. Invisibility would be difficult to deal with.

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