Dr. Rebecca Greenbaum and colleagues analyzed how underlying feelings of fear or shame may impact employed parents’ productivity in the workplace. An online survey of 201 individual working parents and 259 sets of spouses who were both working parents was conducted. Key findings include: 1.) Parental identity threat was defined as a blended work-family experience where … Continue reading What Happens When Parental and Professional Identities Collide?
This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Mental Health America studied the state of employees’ mental health and well-being in the U.S. and analyzed best practices for mentally healthy work environments. A survey of 25,948 workers across 17 U.S. industries was conducted in 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 76% of respondents said … Continue reading Majority of U.S. Workers Feel Emotionally and Mentally Safe at Work
This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Gallup examined how employee engagement and workplace elements impacted organizational outcomes, profitability, productivity, and wellbeing. The research compared levels of engagement in 2020 to 2022. Quarterly surveys of 15,000 U.S. employees were conducted throughout 2022. Key findings include:— Employee engagement declined from 36% in 2020 … Continue reading Employee Engagement Declined Post-COVID