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UI Professor Comments On Office Gossip

A story about the pros and cons of office gossip cites a quote by JAY CHRISTENSEN-SZALANSKI from a Des Moines Register story last October. "I cannot see any beneficial reason to advocate the use of gossip in business," said Christensen-Szalanski, a professor in the department of management and organization at the University of Iowa. "You should certainly make sure that you're a source of information for (workers) so that they don't have to go to other places for it." The Morning News is based in Provo, Utah.

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