Talking Behind The Backs of Others

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctor about gossip: We have is that people in meetings don’t say anything, but when the meeting is over, they talk about other people behind their backs.

In our company there are some managers who are usually afraid to speak honestly to people’s face, so they do it behind their backs. This behavior is extremely unprofessional and exacts a price.

Another problem we have is that people in meetings don’t say anything, but when the meeting is over, they talk about other people behind their backs.What do you think is the implication for a company’s success when people are talking behind the backs of others?

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