Executives are racing to let employees know that they’re not just empty suits. They’re humans, with emotions, which they’re now sharing more broadly.
Originally found at The New York Times
Nancy Rothbard, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania who has studied emotions in the workplace, said her research pointed to a growing expectation that people bring their “full selves” to work, prompted by technologies that blur the lines between work and life. Surveys indicate that people tend to prefer segmenting their professional and personal lives instead of integrating them. But often they don’t feel they have the option.