Monday, May 21, 2018
This is the Problem With Workplace Friendships
I'm sure you've experienced this in your career: There are people you become friends with on the job, and feel so grateful to have found such relationships. Then, there are the people you work with who you wish would get a job on Mars.
Having friends at work can be a blast. The days go faster, are more fun and it seems so reassuring to know that someone always has your back. Many organizations even encourage people to become friends at work and ask employees to recruit their friends to join the team.
But new research finds that too much friendship at work can lead to "destruction," explains Nancy Rothbard, a