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BBC and CNBC pick up Business School swearing study

Published: 13 September 2016
Yehuda Baruch
Yehuda Baruch

Southampton Business School Professor Yehuda Baruch's work on swearing in the workplace was featured this month by the BBC and CNBC.


The article examines swearing at work and social acceptance, the results of the study showed that swearing is more commonplace in office environments than previously expected, and that some employees felt they “fitted in” more with new work colleagues after beginning to swear in the office.

Yehuda is a Professor of Management and the Research Director at Southampton Business School, with a research focus on Human Resource Management and Organizational Studies. View his staff profile here.

To read the BBC article click here.

To access the CNBC article click here.



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