Envy in the Workplace

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Mar 16, 2011 in , , | No Comments

We’ve all seen it at the office…and it’s not pretty.

Coworkers “green with envy” can create a corrosive environment for all when they unleash their unhappiness.

Often envy is denied by most people, and in order to squelch this green-eyed monster, we must take a look at it face to face. According to Judith Sills, PhD., “Most often, it (envy) stalks the office as a sense of unfairness.” Sills believes that envy wears many disguises in the office, “It can be an invisible destructive force.”