Maybe not so much.
Having been the “new guy” for the last two years so I am still getting co-workers (who have been here a lot longer than me) giving me “advice” about how to do this and that. The problem is that the “advice” isn’t necessarily the same “advice” that was given by other co-workers. Now, I have had “advice” from multiple people about the same thing from different points of view and for varying ways to do the same thing. Only, the advice is THEIR way to do it and not actually what the SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) says about how to do it.
So, I am just gonna do it my way because they all got it wrong and the SOP is mind-numbingly stupid because no one has rewritten it in years.
So, there’s this thing where people get offended when other people appropriate (I guess that means “assume”) someone else’s culture. In most cases, I think it is a form of flattery rather than a form of insult. People tend to imitate that which they admire, but we don’t need to get into the psychology of it…
However, the outrage only seems to go so far as when it is someone they generally disagree with – in part or in totality. (Case in point – most people, and I mean liberals and conservatives alike watched his shows, thought Trump was fine and dandy as entertainment but make him the president and all the sudden the guy and his administration can’t breathe without being protested.) When the offender is “on your team” well, then it can be rationalized away as OK or justifiable.
Where is the outrage people? Why aren’t we seeing an uproar on this particular appropriation of culture? *I don’t think it is, but the point can prove useful I think.*
I have a co-worker that sits in the cubicle next to me. She is constantly munching on crackers and chips, which isn’t necessarily a problem except that she also doesn’t shut her damn mouth while she does it.
All I hear all day long is her CRUNCH CRUNCH CRUNCHing away. Talk about annoying as hell!
Do you supposed it would be bad work etiquette to punch her in the mouth so her lips swell up and she can’t shove anymore chips in that pie hole?
Yeah, probably not…
Do you have an annoying co-worker?
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