Managing Gossip in the Workplace
Course Code: WTD170
Course Name: Managing Gossip in the Workplace
Department: Human Capital Services
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Audience: All Employees
Session Description: Is gossip a problem in your work area? Do you always find yourself in a situation where gossip surrounds you and you don't know what to do about it? Gossip is a commonplace activity which can be negative and have long-lasting effects in the workplace. This session will allow you to understand your role in gossip situations and what you can do when you encounter gossip.
This training session can also be brought to your department. To learn more about this opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Session Objectives: As a result of this session, participants will:
- Define gossip.
- Identify reasons why gossip occurs.
- Discuss the effects of gossip situations in the workplace.
- Describe strategies that can be utilized to eliminate gossip from the workplace.