The results are officially in...one of the rudest things that you can do at is To use profanity. That's the word from a recent Harris Interactive survey for Randstad USA about behaviors that interfere with work performance. Here's the top 9 office etiquette pet peeves:

  1. Using profanity, 91%
  2. Being spoken to in a condescending tone, 44%
  3. Public reprimand, 37%
  4. Micromanaging, 34%
  5. Loud talkers, 32%
  6. Cell phones ringing at work, 30%
  7. Using speakerphones in public areas, 22%
  8. Personal conversations in the workplace, 11%
  9. Using PDAs during meetings, 9%