Even in the best workplaces, rude coworkers may occasionally appear. But you don’t need to smile and suffer in silence, says management researcher Christine Porath.Continue reading
Why you should listen
Christine Porath teaches at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. She's the author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace and co-author of The Cost of Bad Behavior. Her speaking and consulting clients include Google, United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Genentech, Marriott, National Institute of Health, Department of Labor, Department of the Treasury, Department of Justice and National Security Agency. She has written for the Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, McKinsey Quarterly and the Washington Post. She serves on the Advisory Council for the Partnership for Public Service.
Before getting her PhD, Porath worked for International Management Group (IMG), a leading sports management and marketing firm. She received her BA from College of the Holy Cross, where she was a member of the women's basketball and soccer teams, and her PhD from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.