The Schmuck in My Office - A Handy Guide

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Dr. Jody Foster, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, have categorized some common archtypes of annoying workplace behaviours in her aptly titled book, "The Schmuck in My Office". The highly entertaining read outlines the tell-tale signs on each archetype, and how to deal with these 'schmucks'.

Here are 5 of the interesting archetypes listed in the book, and the do's and don'ts of dealing with these 'schmucks'. Can you identify any in your office? :)

The schmuck in my office


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Content based on “The Schmuck in My Office” by Jody J. Foster with Michelle Joy