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Executive Health Management

Rudeness at Work- Don't Pass it On

2015 11 Dec

Findings by psychologists at Lund University in Sweden shows that workplace rudeness is one of the primary reasons for dissatisfaction at work and such unpleasant behaviour is likely to spread if it is not controlled. The findings show that there is a need to take workplace incivility seriously. Rudeness in this particular context refers to behaviour... Read more

Executive Health Management

Rudeness Damages Medical Staff Performance

2015 14 Sep

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Pediatrics shows that rudeness can affect hospital staff's diagnostic and professional performance. The results suggest that even the most benign forms of impoliteness may impede medical personnel's ability to perform under pressure and damage the quality of patient care, according to researchers."While the... Read more

ICU Management

Exposure to Rude Behaviour Harms NICU Team Performance

2015 17 Aug

A study by Israeli researchers shows that exposure to rude behaviour can have adverse consequences on the diagnostic and procedural performance of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) team members. Information-sharing and help-seeking can mediate the effect of rudeness, according to the study published in Pediatrics, an official peer-reviewed journal... Read more

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