Workplace Dynamics

The goal of this page is to collect all anecdotal reports of workplace conflicts so as to ascertain to what extent they happen as a result of not keeping one's hands in their pockets (when affect begins to rule the individual mind).

  • June, 2022: β€œwhen I challenged my managers decision it backfired to the point of nuclear-escalation from management. Even though it happened in the right forum and from a professional viewpoint. Even though I hadn’t done anything wrong, everything was perceived in ill faith.” – HN: A conflict with a manager ended with me being disallowed to work at Spotify
    • The original post, however, does confirm that expressing one’s emotions – here, deviously in the form of passive aggressiveness (such as via β€œcreating a parody ticket”) for instance – worsens interpersonal dynamics.