Politics and Workplace Conflict

Recent Shifts

While multiple factors contribute to the workplace conflict, the political climate outside the office impacted how coworkers were feeling at work in 2017, according to the American Psychological Association’s national survey below.

I Have:

As a result of political discussions at work (Percent who agree or strongly agree):

Pre-election data collected from August 10-12, 2016, among 927 adults who are employed full or part time.

Post-election data collected from February 16-March 8. 2017, among 1,311 adults who are employed full time or part time.

Source:

2017 Work and Well-Being Survey: Special Focus on Politics. American Psychological Association Center for Organizational Excellence, May 2017.

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2017/05/political-talk.aspx

Recent Shifts Across Demographic Categories

In The American Psychological Association survey below, explore how professional men and women across the political spectrum rate workplace conflict since the 2017 presidential inauguration.

Since the 2017 U.S. presidential elective, I have:

As a result of political discussions at work:

Data collected from February 16-March 8, 2017 among 1,311 adults who are employed full time or part time.

Source:

2017 Work and Well-Being Survey: Special Focus on Politics. American Psychological Association Center on Organizational Excellence, May 2017. http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2017/05/political-talk.aspx

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