ERIC Number: EJ396323
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Humor in the Workplace: It Is More than Telling Jokes.
Vinton, Karen L.
Small Group Behavior, v20 n2 p151-66 May 1989
Identified taxonomy of humor that was developed during seven weeks of participant observation in a small, family-owned business. The various types of humor were found to help minimize differences in status and alleviate workplace tension. Humor also had implications for socialization of employees and appeared to create bonds among employees. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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