Strategy: Use body language to show disapproval
Communicate that the behavior is unacceptable without embarrassing
the offending person, save face.
Minimize the risk to yourself, keeping your reaction as non-threatening
- Situation #1
A teammate makes an
off-color joke (e.g. involving an offensive stereotype) at a project
Response: frown, clear your throat, wide-eyed surprised look.
Response (more extreme case): get up and walk out.
Strategy List | Situation