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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-10-09 03:51 PM
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16. It costs me nothing to treat others well
and it is a delight to treat others with respect and dignity who may not be used to being treated that way. It's nice to let those who feel little be tall. It does not diminish me in the least.
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  -Why do some people feel bad when a minimum wage worker doesn't "respect" them? TwixVoy  May-10-09 02:52 PM   #0 
  - People are generally morons: customer or MW worker...  MUAD_DIB   May-10-09 02:55 PM   #1 
  - Odd how few people get "You reap what you sow." And their definition of respect quite possibly  patrice   May-10-09 02:59 PM   #2 
  - Because the PRIZE for keeping up a Middle Class appearance is RESPECT!  leftstreet   May-10-09 03:01 PM   #3 
  - Incompetence is rampant but sure as hell not limited to minimum wage workers  tularetom   May-10-09 03:06 PM   #4 
  - Incompetence by design, mostly  alcibiades_mystery   May-10-09 03:59 PM   #20 
     - As far as the fast food kids you are probably right. They're kids.  tularetom   May-10-09 04:11 PM   #21 
  - It's that "kiss up, kick down" authoritarian personality..  annabanana   May-10-09 03:09 PM   #5 
  - I really don't think so  Mojorabbit   May-10-09 04:35 PM   #25 
  - Respect is earned.  juno jones   May-10-09 03:15 PM   #6 
  - Not only earned, but a two-way street  Cresent City Kid   May-10-09 03:32 PM   #8 
  - Personally, I have to call bullshit on that.  elocs   May-10-09 03:36 PM   #9 
  - I'll second that. I worked at Bloomingdales for a short period of time  imdjh   May-10-09 03:45 PM   #13 
     - It costs me nothing to treat others well  elocs   May-10-09 03:51 PM   #16 
        - it feels good, doesn't it?  imdjh   May-10-09 04:30 PM   #24 
           - I've worked jobs where I would get tips and would treat people well without expecting a good tip.  elocs   May-10-09 05:23 PM   #26 
              - Damn, now you've done it. I have tears in my eyes. Really.  imdjh   May-10-09 05:53 PM   #28 
  - No it isn't. Repect is the default - DIS repect is earned - at least for me  SmileyRose   May-10-09 03:42 PM   #11 
  - I believe you are right. I think there is a difference between respect  Obamanaut   May-10-09 03:50 PM   #15 
  - Bad customer service bothers me too  SmileyRose   May-10-09 03:30 PM   #7 
  - Materialist-consumerists make me sick  Kievan Rus   May-10-09 03:38 PM   #10 
  - I find that there are plenty of the same kind of people here on DU.  L0oniX   May-10-09 03:42 PM   #12 
  - I always try to be polite to min wage workers...I've been there.  lib2DaBone   May-10-09 03:48 PM   #14 
  - Insecure people need their egos stroked eom  frebrd   May-10-09 03:55 PM   #17 
  - On the other hand....  moez   May-10-09 03:57 PM   #18 
  - You ever been insulted at the department store?  XemaSab   May-10-09 03:57 PM   #19 
  - There are lots of assholes in the world. Many of them are in customer service, too.  Marr   May-10-09 06:29 PM   #34 
  - "IHMJ's"  Sparkly   May-10-09 04:13 PM   #22 
  - Customer service implies service - ie fee for service and the fee is mandatory  stray cat   May-10-09 04:20 PM   #23 
  - Worst thing you can do to a rich person is make them poor  AllentownJake   May-10-09 05:32 PM   #27 
  - The exact same reason minimum wage workers complain when they don't get respect. NT  dmallind   May-10-09 05:57 PM   #29 
  - I always want to be treated with respect..  mdmc   May-10-09 06:02 PM   #30 
  - to be fair, some CSR treat people like shit because they don't look like they have money  JI7   May-10-09 06:03 PM   #31 
  - Those complaints  Dorian Gray   May-10-09 06:22 PM   #32 
  - Same mentality of those who feel undocumented workers should have to respect  RB TexLa   May-10-09 06:24 PM   #33 
  - It's a two-way street. Both customers and clerks should respect each other.  Berry Cool   May-10-09 06:47 PM   #35 
  - If you train your employees to treat EVERYONE as if they were millionaires  SoCalDem   May-10-09 06:49 PM   #36 
  - They don't want respect. They want their asses kissed. n-t  Toucano   May-10-09 06:58 PM   #37 
  - They want a subservient slave class. (nt)  noamnety   May-10-09 07:04 PM   #38 
  - There is a disconnect  JonLP24   May-10-09 07:13 PM   #39 

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