Understanding employee behavior

Different kinds of situations may arise in the professional sector due to different reasons. It is true that all situations cannot be dealt with equally, but the reactions of an employee to these situations tell a lot about his or her approach to the profession. However, employees need to be sensible at their office and are only able to gain appreciation if they contribute to maintain a healthy work culture. Each and every office has certain rules and regulations and it is the duty of each and every employee to abide by those rules. Shouting at the office, spreading rumors about co-workers and criticizing the office boss should be avoided at any cost.

In offices both male and female employees work together. Hence it is important for both of them to show respect to the other. Sexually harassing a female colleague or taking resort to unethical activities within the office premises not only spoils the work culture but also ushers in some serious consequences. In order to maintain a healthy relation with colleagues an employee has to be understanding, accommodating and ready to extend help to others. This would help him not only earn a good name but also in his career growth.

Stealing office property is the worst mistake that an employee can make. Office stationery goods are for everyone to use and so there is no reason for taking it home. It is true that in some cases employees may have to take certain things to home, but that should be done only after informing the higher authority. Protecting the privacy of confidential information is another important principle that employees must follow. During the course of their work they would be able to gain access to confidential information both about the organization and the colleagues. It is always better to maintain the privacy of these information as making them public is not only a breach of trust but can also be problematic for many.

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  1. Anuj says:

    Very good article on Office behavior. I would also like to add the article on my blog
    http://www.thecareersconsultant.com/blog/43-general/534-what-should-you-avoid-on-the-job