Annoyances on the job

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Feb 29, 2008
By dvm360.com staff

The top 10 things that bug people most are:

1 Discrimination in an employment situation

2 Erratic or aggressive driving that endangers others

3 Taking credit for someone else's work

4 Treating service providers as inferiors

5 Jokes or remarks that mock another's race, gender, age, disability, sexual preference, or religion

6 Children who behave aggressively or bully others

7 Littering (including trash, spitting, and pet waste)

8 Misuse of handicapped privileges

9 Smoking in nonsmoking places or smoking in front of nonsmokers without asking

10 Using cell phones or text messaging in mid-conversation or during an appointment or meeting

Source: May 2007 online survey of 615 workers and students at Lifebridge Health, EA Engineering Science and Technology, and the University of Baltimore