How your personality fits friendships at work

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Having friends at work encourages productivity, employee retention, job satisfaction, team cohesion and much more, including personal growth and emotional support.

But friendships at work require careful handling, given that friends may expect favours and privileges that go against company policies. Friendship is a role that comes with clear obligations to help out, be open and honest, share confidences, and provide special treatment. But many of these obligations conflict with the governing principles of workplace interactions...

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