For several decades now, women have fought for equality in the workplace.
But the advice tends to reinforce stereotypical traits like empathy for women and aggressiveness for men.And while these stereotypes are often exaggerated, research shows gender characteristics do exist and play an influential role in the workplace.The remaining 70 percent of American workers are either "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" in their work (, 2013). Of course, there are different ways to find meaning in one's work, says Michael G.Gallup defines unengaged workers as those who are "checked out," putting in time but without much energy or passion. Pratt, Ph D, a professor of management and organization at Boston College.RELATED: How Work Affects Your Love (and Sex) Life Even though more women have entered the workforce and have risen in the ranks, they haven’t become male clones.
Indeed, men and women can be just as different in the professional world as they are in their personal lives.
Steger, Ph D, an associate professor of counseling psychology and applied social psychology at Colorado State University. Unfortunately, meaningful work may not be the norm.
According to State of the American Workplace, a new report by Gallup Inc., only 30 percent of the U. workforce is engaged in their work — in other words, they're passionate about their work and feel strongly committed to their companies.
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But the downside is daunting: Those kisses by the copier can cost you your paycheck.