Top causes of office disputes revealed
Office disputes come in all shapes and sizes. There’s the minor ones, like stealing someone’s favourite pen, and the major ones, like trashing your boss’ car – though most fall somewhere in-between.
Research from Brother UK has revealed the main causes of office disputes, with gossiping colleagues coming top of the list. 34% of office workers cited gossiping about co-worers and management as the leading reason for arguments and disruption in the office. Furthermore, 31% ranked loud-mouthed colleagues as the main factor in co-worker fights, followed by messy workers (27%), theft (26%) and tardiness (26%).