Why People Get Away with Being Rude at Work
Research shows that managers tend to go easier on high performers and friends.
Harvard Business Review on why rudeness at work often gets overlooked:
People who experience workplace rudeness report lower engagement, suffer more mental and physical health problems, and are more likely to burn out and quit their jobs. Nearly all of us are affected by rudeness and other types of workplace misbehaviour, like interrupting and exclusion: Estimates suggest 98% of employees are on the receiving end over the course of a year.