A survey conducted by MSN showed that not only men but even women prefer working with men in their workplace. As gender diversity in the workplace becomes an issue nowadays, there are several groups who believe that workplaces must not be restricted to men. Being an advocate of gender.
CBS Local — A survey by MSN found that both men and women prefer to work with men rather than women in the workplace. The survey is believed to be as accurate as a scientific poll. Nearly 500,000 people supplied answers.
MSN found that 20 percent of men and 21 percent of women preferred to work with men, compared to just 6 percent of each men and women preferring to work with women. On top of that, 31 percent of men don’t believe gender diversity at work is “important at all” and 24 percent of women thought the same.
Still, when it comes to believing that gender diversity is “very important,” there’s a bit of a gap to bridge as 28 percent of men and 41 percent of women think that is the case.
Despite how some may feel about it, research shows that companies suffer when gender diversity is not achieved as a company would be unwittingly restricting their talent pool.
“If you don’t think gender diversity is important, then you won’t have the best team you could possibly have,” said Peter Riccio, founding partner at New York-based recruitment firm Atlas Search.