In the Office Grapevine: The Untold Story of Workplace Gossip

Shah Mohammed
14 min readFeb 20, 2024

Gossip, often defined as casual or idle talk about other people, carries a stigma in many social settings. It’s commonly perceived as a negative behaviour associated with spreading rumours, stirring drama, and fostering mistrust among individuals. However, beyond its negative connotations, gossip serves a multifaceted purpose deeply ingrained in human interaction and communication.

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