People work most effectively when they’re happy. Following some manners in the office will make our self and our co-workers happy. Quoted here with some office manners, To make sure your workplace is free of rude behavior.

  • Be Sincere in your work.
  • Be punctual always.
  • Chewing gum and popping bubble gum in the presence of co-workers is neither cool nor dignified.
  • Be formal in your dress code.
  • Avoid tattoos and body piercing.
  • Be neat, clean and as conservative as the business requires you to be
  • Shower regularly and use a suitable deodorant
  • Do not cough or sneeze in anyone’s direction. Use a tissue, if possible, to contain the germs and then say “Excuse me”
  • Give respect to co-workers.
  • Knock before entering to others workspace.
  • Show appreciation for the slightest courtesies extended to you
  • Be helpful and co-operative with each other
  • Brush up on your computer skills so that you can help others
  • Aim to improve your other workplace skills and attributes too
  • Speak clearly without shouting.
  • Say, “Please; Thank you; you’re welcome”, as part of your everyday courtesy
  • Be discreet and compassionate in your criticism of a co-worker
  • Don’t gossip about any co-worker’s private life
  • Do not try to sell things to your colleagues
  • Avoid sexist comments about a co-worker’s dress or appearance
  • Take responsibility for your mistakes, apologies and go about correcting the mistakes
  • If your boss criticizes your work, enquire about what precisely is wrong with it. Consider the comments, discuss them amiably if you disagree with the comments but defer to the bosses opinion if he/she is adamant
  • Don’t argue with the boss.
  • Welcome new employees.
  • Keep your work area tidy. Try not to be messy
  • Show consideration for other people’s feelings
  • Do not interrupt another speaker at meetings.
  • Pay attention to the proceedings quietly. Don’t shuffle your papers
  • Do not leave the meeting until it is closed by the chairperson
  • Always be particularly respectful to those older than yourself even if they are junior to you in position
  • ‘Mute’ your cell phone in the office. No fancy ring tones



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