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by Carol Kinsey Goman
We tell all sorts of lies at work. We flatter, exaggerate, omit, and mislead — primarily to avoid punishment, to make ourselves look better, to control information, or to protect others.
Some of our workplace lies trigger feelings of anxiety, guilt, or remorse. But there are other lies that many of us feel justified in telling.
As background for my new book, “The Truth About Lies in the Workplace: How to Spot Liars and How to Deal with Them,” I surveyed 547 business professionals about a variety of workplace deception issues. When I asked if it was ever okay to lie at work, I found that most people said “yes!” — under some circumstances. Here are the top seven: