One million tiny plays about work

Taylor, Craig
October 2008
People Management;10/16/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p102
A conversation between a man and a woman in a staff room in Huddersfield is presented. They talk about the company's policy about employees having a romantic relationship. They also ask each other about how they feel about their relationship and discuss the possible changes that may happen as their colleagues will know about their relationship.


Related Articles

  • Labor's loves lost. Coburn, Char // Casino Journal;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p18 

    The article discusses the issues on dealing with workplace romances. It is impossible to prevent relationships between workers, but relationships that do not work may negatively affect the workplace. Managers must prepare policies that define rules and consequences as well as define acceptable...

  • Watch out for office romances. Wigham, Ross // Employers Law;Sep2004, p5 

    Reports on a scandal over a workplace relationship at the Football Association in Great Britain in 2004. Background on the scandal; Views of Trevor Batty, a partner at law firm Speechly Bircham, on the increasing incidence of relationships between employees; Ways to minimise workplace...

  • Love is in the air: dealing with workplace romance. Holland, Patricia L. // Business North Carolina;Jun2004, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p78 

    Focuses on issues posed by romance in the workplace. Factors that contribute to the development of romance in the workplace; Advantages and disadvantages of romance in the workplace; Adoption of benign neglect policy towards workplace romances between co-workers by several companies; Procedure...

  • Love in the workplace: heartache for employers?  // Lawyer (Online Edition);2/18/2013, p9 

    The article offers information on the impact of workplace romantic relationships on employers in the U.S. It states that there is a high probability of men and women employees to have romantic relationships because they spent numerous hours working together. Moreover, it notes that romantic...

  • Very private problems&solved here! Kurtz, Irma // Glamour;Sep2006, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p260 

    The article presents questions and answers related to man-woman relationships. One reader asks an advice about not having sex with her fiancé for the past six months. Another reader asks about her habit to save photos from every stage of her life and her boyfriend does not like that she has...

  • Coping with Cupid: The Formation, Impact, and Management of Romantic Relationships in Organizations. Quinn, Robert E. // Administrative Science Quarterly;Mar1977, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p30 

    A model of the dynamics of organizational romance is important because organizations are a natural environment for the emergence of romantic relationships. Their emergence is feared and these fears influence decisions about the acceptability of women in organizations. The frequency of such...

  • DO YOU HAVE AN OFFICE WIFE?. Price, Tom // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Mar2005, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p213 

    Describes the existence of office wives and day husbands in the work environment. Traits which makes it favorable of having an office spouse; Duties of an office wife; Courting of an office wife; Responsibilities of an office spouse different from the legal spouse.

  • Commonalities, Conflicts and Contradictions in Organizational Masculinities: Exploring the Gendered Genesis of the Challenger Disaster. Maier, Mark; Messerschmidt, James W. // Canadian Review of Sociology & Anthropology;Aug98, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p325 

    The events surrounding the 1986 decision to launch the Space Shuttle Challenger are reconstructed to illustrate how multiple masculinities, particularly between and among managers and engineers, contributed to that organizational crisis. An analysis of gendered power relations--especially among...

  • Risky Business. Card, Karen // Kitchen & Bath Business;Feb2007, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p36 

    The article offers information on several reasons for the riskiness of workplace romance. People like to talk to their coworkers and friends about their love lives, thus even a casual mention can start the rumors brewing. Workplace romance is also risky when the couple involved have to compete...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics