Gossip Is Good For The Office -- And Your Productivity, Study Finds

Office gossip is good, study says.
Office gossip is good, study says.

Most workers are guilty of it from time to time, but gossiping in the workplace is viewed by many employers and employees alike as a time waster -- and potentially destructive, too.

But a new study by Dutch researchers finds that gossip helps keep offices running more smoothly and can actually improve people's productivity.