QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Wiping Away Tears In The Workplace

Posted by Heidi Schwartz

This Question of the Week comes from the Harvard Business Review group on LinkedIn. 

What do you do when an employee cries at work?

Divorce, death, illness—there are many reasons people might be sad that have nothing at all to do with work. As a manager, what is an appropriate, sensitive, professional response when someone cries?

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