Nightly News | September 01, 2010
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: OK. So Dunder Mifflin is one thing, and in real offices we've always been told that office gossip is bad behavior. But a new study in the Harvard Business Review says the opposite may actually be the case. The study found gossip helped to relieve employee anxiety and helped managers identify problems, and, perhaps surprisingly, found that a lot of gossip was actually positive. Hm.