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Poole Faculty Find Low Encouragement as the Reason Women are Leaving Current Roles

New findings from Roger Mayer, professor of leadership; Leigh Shamblin, director of leadership; Paul Mulvey, professor of human resource management; and James Peters, an NC State doctoral student, report that 81% of women who experience low encouragement are likely to leave their roles or companies in the next 12 months. This follows their recent work with InHerSight, an organization committed to finding better workplaces for women.

“I think the pandemic has really changed, for lack of a better word, the employee value proposition,” said Mulvey. “The value proposition shift could be because the pandemic’s volatile environment has significantly widened the gap between how much people need encouragement and how much they receive, but additional research would be needed to know for certain.”

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