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Dana Sumpter Weighs in on Women Working from Home in Vox Article

February 2, 2022  | 1 min read

Employees want to work from home. Their bosses, however, can’t wait to get back to the office.  Dana Sumpter, associate professor of organization theory and management at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School described the phenomenon in online news outlet Vox. “They (employees) have more work from their job, and they have an extra role of armchair public health experts,” said Sumpter, referring to the many new hats the pandemic has forced people to don. The situation is especially severe among women, who are more likely to take on an outsized share of child care and labor at home. “They’ve made the sacrifice of allowing work relationships to decay or even end because they have finite time and energy and attention.” People everywhere are burnt out from the pandemic and are doing their best to get by.

The full article is available on Vox