Research Shows 3 Ways to Bring More Humanity to the Workplace

Submitted by Jennifer Hancock and Jeanne Bell:

Dr. Dara Blumenthal believes “in eliminating the false dichotomy of work versus life and instead infusing work with humanity.” In her article, Blumenthal shares three ways employees and managers alike can make the workplace a more humane space.

Here is a brief snippet of the article where Blumenthal highlights the necessity of humanity in the workplace: “Work can be dehumanizing. I’m not only talking about truly hard work, like laboring in a coal mine or on an oil rig. A 9-to-5 job, despite its privileges, is a vestige of a time when corporations treated workers as static resources rather than people capable of decision-making and trust.”

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