Is Office Nepotism Taboo Or Totally Acceptable?

Nepotism is a word that makes people uncomfortable. No wonder. It’s a word that is associated with corruption and share the same notoriety as the word “incest.”

The term nepotism traces its origins to the 16th century, when it entered the vocabulary, thanks to Gregorio Leti’s book, Il Nepotismo di Roma. The book delved into the nepotism practiced by popes, which started during the papacy of Sixtus IV in the 1500s.

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