Re: OT: Profanity in the workplace

Subject: Re: OT: Profanity in the workplace
From: Gregory P Sweet <gps03 -at- health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us>
To: Kat Kuvinka <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 14:27:07 -0500


We provide tech support via phone, and are constantly delivering training
via WebEx and therefore have many open phone lines to customers at any
given time.
Swearing, no matter how venial the utter believes it to be, is simply not
tolerated.

-Greg

techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com wrote on
03/03/2010 02:06:10 PM:

> From: Kat Kuvinka <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>
> To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Date: 03/03/2010 02:06 PM
> Subject: OT: Profanity in the workplace
> Sent by: techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
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> Is it not a big deal in an office environment? Or should we always
> err on the side of manners?
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> My office is multi-cultural. What is more, we are trying to instill
> Core Values, which include Integrity, Respect, and People.
>
>
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> However, yesterday I was in a meeting with some managers, and I
> heard "GD", which I find really offensive. I made a comment ("please
> do not say that") and it was laughed off.
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>
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> I believe people don't want to have to think about cleaning up their
> language. I actually heard someone say, team members that can swear
> around each other actually work better together.
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> Am I being too fussy? I'm no angel, I just think there is a time and
place!
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> Thanks,
>
> Kat
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References:
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Re: my bad displays habit: From: Suzanne Chiles
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Re: my bad displays habit: From: Gene Kim-Eng
OT: Profanity in the workplace: From: Kat Kuvinka

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