Employees Should Mind Their Own Business
Source: American Management Association
When employees complain about each other, it lowers morale and productivity. Once this type of petty complaining starts, it's difficult to stop. This behavior results in a huge waste of time and energy. It is immature behavior that needs to be stopped. Are all employees busybodies? Why is this behavior so common in organizations? The author believe there are several reasons: Employees resent work rules. Rules are no doubt necessary, but employees can regard them as a burden that restricts their freedom. They take out their resentment by complaining about each other. Some employees are brownnosers. They think that by reporting on others, they will look good and they will ingratiate themselves with their boss.