This respondent frames her objection to a perceived gossip request by articulating her general point of view about gossiping
. She clearly views gossiping
as detrimental to the fabric of society and therefore any perceived request to gossip immoral.
Examples of 'bad' gossip include spreading malicious rumours or adding to the truth in a negative way that can benefit the individual doing the gossiping
At religious level, gossiping
is one of the ten sins as far as Buddhists are concerned.
Higher scores reflect more gossiping
. The Cronbach alpha internal consistency score reliability was .87 (Nevo et al., 1993).
Similar to the proof of Theorem 1, in (n, n + 1], we randomly choose node i and node j for gossiping
. We define a Lyapunov function V(n) = [[summation].sup.N.sub.m=1] [x.sup.2.sub.m](n).
Under the right conditions and in small doses, gossiping
could perhaps be harmless fun.
always seems like fun--when it's about other people.
As employees strive to achieve a healthy work-life balance by curtailing bad habits such as junk food, alcohol, or nicotine, one impulse that often falls under the radar, yet can be just as addictive and cancerous, goes unaddressed: gossiping
Have you heard the one about the office workers who were sacked for gossiping
Tom Long said: "A US company has banned its workers from gossiping
and four US workers have been sacked for gossiping
but it is unlikely that a charge of 'gossiping
' by itself would be enough to justify dismissal in the UK.
Q We have an enormous problem with gossiping
in our lab.
In an office setting, gossiping
becomes a way of networking.
This additional difference between the gossip and the social non-gossip information might also be predicted by theories which argue that the function of gossiping
is to transmit information about other people's antisocial behaviour, in order to learn about their reputation and protect against exploitation.
In fact, gossiping
too little can be at least as risky as gossiping
too much, according to Sarah Wert, a psychologist at Yale University.
The amount of time spent gossiping
about work related issues ranged from 1 to 2 minutes per incident for some, to 90 minutes on one occasion for one respondent.