The transformation of how full-time work lives have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic inspired three Columbia
University researchers to study how clothing choices affect a worker’s psyche on the job.
“Face-to-face interactions allow people to reveal their sexuality to close friends but conceal it from
coworkers. In a social network, everyone is in the same environment and has access to the same content
at the same time. When we put everyone together, how do we behave?” an AOM scholar asks.
Findings about hybrid entrepreneurship—starting a business while keeping a full-time job—are especially
important during the Great Resignation, when many people are quitting their jobs to start their own companies.
For even the most socially conscious organizations, the leap from accepting that sustainability is a priority
to taking action to help ensure the environment and civilization can coexist enduringly is fraught with
The United Nations has marked Tuesday, March 8 as International Women’s Day,
as “a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change, and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by
ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.” Here’s
a sample of findings by AOM scholars about women in the workplace: