The Relationship Between Conformity & Inequality At Work

Conformity at work has a dark side

Find out why not enough people talk about it

Here are some key topics covered from this episode:

  • Conformity as a Survival Mechanism
  • The relationship between Façades of Conformity and Burnout
  • The Flip side of Conformity and much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode: 

Facades of conformity can lead to “bad” behaviour

“what if conformity causes issues like leaving bad decisions unchecked; or repeating old mistakes.  The old way of doing things”

Facades of conformity are related to employee burnout

“Professor Hewlin found a strong relationship between facades of conformity and emotional exhaustion.. therefore burnout”

What if it’s the organisations that are putting on the Façade?

“Of course, I’m speaking hypothetically, but what if organisations are pretending to share the perceived values of the employees?”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

How Façades of Conformity Reveal An Inclusion Issue

“And the Award for Best Actor Goes to…: Facades of Conformity in Organizational Settings”

The Performance of Self In Everyday Life  [Book Review]

Check out these related episodes of the show.

3 Reasons Why “Bring Your Whole Self” Is Such Bad Advice For Diversity

The 3 Types Of Burnout Employees Experience But No One Talks About

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