An online response generator designed to help employees stay professional – even when coworkers and customers prompt them to lose their temper.
Instead of boasting over email or speaking up on a phone call, tool Allows you to choose exactly what you would like to say to a colleague or client, before giving you a more professional version.
Tongue-in-cheek generator 2,000 . was created after the research of office workers Who found that three out of five have lost their cool at work.
This was the main reason people lost their temper inappropriate co-workerThen a huge workload and making mistakes.
Third on the list was computer problems, with 22% most likely to lose their temper over technology.
But 45% believed that their partners were often the cause.
Research finds that other things that boil worker’s blood are smelly lunches coworkers are doing online shopping and dirty toilets.
A spokesperson for Andrews Air Conditioning, which commissioned the study and equipment, said: “We’ve all been there. Desperate to say what we really think but obliged to be professional and courteous.
“So, we think this tool is a great way to vent your frustrations while keeping you calm.
“Workers can turn to the tool if struggling to word an email in a professional manner to ensure they don’t later regret what they said.
“We know how easy it is to lose your temper, especially in the workplace, whether it’s coworkers, clients, or customers, but it’s important to think before you act in a hurry.”
The study also found that 69% wished there was a way to convert what they really wanted to say into more professional language.
And 60% less often would like to lose their temper.
A quarter admitted that they often repent when they saw Red at work and as a result 23.3% had to take a break, 18% confronted someone and 16% even shouted out loud.
On average, workers lose their temper twice a week, but 59% believe their colleagues do it more often than they do.
But 43% admitted to making hasty decisions when they lost their temper at work, 11% walked out and one in 10 wrote a passive aggressive email.
There were further consequences in the form of being disciplined, ruining a relationship with a coworker, and even being fired as one in 20.
To stop their blood boiling, 29% have walked away from a workplace situation, while 13% have only made a cup of tea.
While 11% of those who voted through OnePoll have counted to 10 before responding.
A spokesperson for Andrews Air Conditioning said: “Studies show that cooler temperatures help people stay cool and react less quickly.
“We believe it’s one less thing to stop workers from going over the edge, at least if it’s temperate in the office.”
Top 30 things that make office workers lose their temper:
- inappropriate co-worker
- a heavy workload
- computer issues
- when you make a mistake
- When Your Computer Decides to Update at the Worst Time
- printer not working
- inappropriate work conversation
- dirty toilet
- IT department
- Coworkers Shopping Online When You’re Really Busy
- someone else is pointing out your mistake
- coworkers taking private calls at work
- reading a text that gets you in the mood
- leaving dirty cups or bowls around
- when it’s too hot in the office
- Someone is scratching your car in the car park
- When the kitchen is left dirty
- People please don’t put a thank you or a thank you / basic etiquette on email
- when it’s too cold in the office
- someone is deciding to sit at your desk
- no free space in car park
- Colleagues not recycling properly
- someone is messing with your chair configuration
- cigarette brake
- smelly lunch
- When a coworker keeps messing with the temperature
- Other people helping themselves with your coffee or tea bags
- No room available for meeting
- lack of clean cutlery
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