29 THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTAINING A SENSE OF HUMOUR
WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?
The IT community is not generally noted for its sense of humour. When IT professionals do display a sense of humour it is often described in a somewhat negative sense; as ‘dry’ or ‘cutting’. However, humour has many positive benefits in the workplace; many, and that includes myself, would say that it is an absolutely essential ingredient. It can be used to:
In addition, laughing delivers positive physiological ...