Why It Pays to Be Civil

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Do you dread going to work because your office is filled with people who are rude and treat you badly? Our theme this hour is “Hell is Other People” and one place that’s increasingly true is… the office. In one recent survey, 95 percent of respondents said America has a civility problem. 70 percent think it’s reached crisis proportions. Christine Porath is trying to do something about it with her book, “Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace.”


Want to assess your own workplace civility? Take Porath's survey on her website.