If a supervisor doesn’t want the employees socializing with each other except on lunch break, does that mean don’t say “good morning”?

... since that can sometimes lead to a conversation?  Is the entire staff supposed to act like they don’t know each other except if it’s work-related?

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  • 4 months ago

    What they want to stop is people gathering around the water cooler and chatting, or stopping work to chat.  "Good Morning" is fine - don't let it lead to conversation - say it and go about your work.Asking someone to explain something is fine too, or a discussion about what you are working on.  Leave the talk of family, hobbies, TV shows etc to lunch break.

  • 4 months ago

    Good morning is not socializing.

  • 4 months ago

    It means no fraternising, no making friends and no contact outside work. They can only enforce that if you agreed to that before you started, if it's in the employment contract and you signed it. Normally if you don't agree to terms in an employment contract then they just don't give you the job.

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    good morning is not socializing. it is being polite

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  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    It means they don't want you talking all the time about stuff not related to work.  Or dating outside of work. 

    "Good Morning" is fine.

  • 4 months ago

    It means focus on your JOB. 

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    Yeah. Supervisors want you to be a walking talking hard on. 

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