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Here are my top tips for coping with workplace assholes that you cant escape (at least for now) 1. In open offices, anything you can do to get a little farther away from the jerk will help. Take breaks and escape to a coffee shop, hallway, bathroom or another a--hole-free zone to regroup. (there is an entire book proving that assholes in the workplace come at a very high price,.). Sutton, a professor of organizational behavior, by courtesy, at stanford graduate school of business, has become an expert in dealing with jerks. His 2007 book the no asshole rule building a civilized workplace and surviving one that isnt was a new york times bestseller and won a quill award for best business book. bob sutton how to outwit workplace jerks entire talk stanford ecorner. Bullying in the workplace-report by dr gary namie at sf city hall on 2013 tax day. Advice from esquire editor ross mccammons new book, works well with others. So, if youre dealing with workplace assholes, leaving the organization may not be the best move - consider a lateral move instead. In many cases, a lot of hr departments prefer finding a better fit within the organization for employees than to go out and recruit new ones, which costs money. So if we are dealing with assholes at work, what are we to do? Well, you have two options. Do our best to improve the current work situation get out of that situation and find a better one yet sadly, many slps in this situation choose not to do either. You can confront the office jerk and reclaim your sanity at work. The no asshole rule building a civilized workplace and surviving one that isnt sutton phd, robert i.