It is a phenomenon that seems to be running rampant. Employees who have a problem in the workplace will do anything — seethe in silent anger or complain constantly to their co-workers — rather than approach the boss with the problem.
The common excuse for this is "It won't do any good." In this video, I explain why NOT directly addressing a problem will ensure that nothing will be fixed.
Toni Bowers is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.