Episode 1.42: Not long from now, the US will face one of the most divisive presidential elections in its history, and despite the fact that many Americans are now working from home, toxic behavior involving campaign rhetoric can still make its way into your workspaces, deeply impacting your team’s current and future harmony and productivity. CNBC Make It reporter Abigail Johnson Hess has written on this very topic, and in this episode, she'll help us to better understand this concern. Here, she'll explain:
• Recent study statistics regarding political conversations in the workplace;
• What's at stake for companies;
• How to tell if your workplace has a "political" problem; and
• Ways you can minimize the effect of the election year campaigns in your workplace!
Abigail Johnson Hess
CNBC Make It Reporter
“This will not all just disappear on November 4th. Politics are going to continue to impact every people's everyday lives. I think there's an opportunity here to use this time to think about how do we, as an organization, like to handle these issues - and I think it'll pay off, not only through the election, but after."
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