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According to Bovée and Thill (2010), etiquette plays a key role in two types of teams: business and social. Business etiquette in teams revolves around personal appearance, individual grooming practices, a person’s smile, and telephone mannerisms. Concerning etiquette in teams and appearance, over or under dressing can create the wrong impressions and draw attention away from a person’s work abilities; proper business attire allows attention to focus on a person’s work ethic. Individual grooming practices are a part of team etiquette also, as good hygienic practices can create better team environments; however, heavy scented colognes and perfumes could create offensive team environments. A person’s smile can help promote an inviting team atmosphere, but giving insincere smiles can create team tensions. During telephone calls, a person’s personality, tone, decibel levels, and ringtones used act as forms of positive or negative team etiquette practices (Bovée & Thill, 2010).
Bovée and Thill (2010) noted social etiquette in team settings revolves around displaying confident shaking of …
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