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Fortune: Climbing the corporate ladder yields greater emotional benefits for men than women, study shows


A study co-authored by Jochen Menges, professor at the University of Zurich and at Cambridge Judge Business School, and titled “Gender and emotions at work: organisational rank has greater emotional benefits for men than women.” is mentioned in this article about career advancement.

Getting promoted at work is typically associated with feelings of pride, excitement, accomplishment, and happiness, but the new study finds that men who climb the corporate ladder gain more emotional satisfaction from their rise than women do, the article says.

Menges and his co-authors asked about 15,000 survey participants to rate how often they feel certain emotions at work, ranging from confidence and contentment to boredom and disgust, and their place in the corporate hierarchy, among other questions. (subs)

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