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


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Which is the most destructive to productivity?

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

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Colin Dodd - Colin Dodd is a writer at Red Hat.