Title

Heads Up

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2012

Subject: LCSH

Wit and humor in business, Employee orientation, Social groups, Embarrassment

Disciplines

Psychology

Abstract

Embarrassing or awkward moments are common for new organizational members. How coworkers and supervisors respond to these episodes can represent a major component of the organizational socialization process. This true story, a humorous example of an embarrassing moment, is followed by discussion questions.

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Publisher Citation

Morris, M. (2012) Heads up. In J. Marques, S. Dhiman, & J. Biberman (Eds.), Teaching leadership and organizational behavior through humor (pp. 85-86). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.