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The Battle of the Sexes in the Workplace

Gender differences in the workplace are continuing to grow as new positions are being introduced. Workfront, the leading provider of work management solutions for enterprises, set out to identify the gender differences in office and how they affect one’s work. Here are some of the key takeaways from this year’s State of Enterprise Work Report…

The Battle of the Sexes in the Workplace

  1. 1. Battle of the Sexes in the Workplace Revealing stats about gender differences from Workfront’s State of Enterprise Work Report Battle of the Sexes in the Workplace Revealing stats about gender differences from Workfront’s State of Enterprise Work Report
  2. 2. Introduction Gender differences in the workplace are continuing to grow as new positions are being introduced. Workfront, the leading provider of work management solutions for enterprises, set out to identify the gender differences in the office and how they affect one’s work. Here are some of the key takeaways from this year’s State of Introduction Gender differences in the workplace are continuing to grow as new positions are being introduced. Workfront, the leading provider of work management solutions for enterprises, set out to identify the gender differences in office and how they affect one’s work. Here are some of the key takeaways from this year’s State of Enterprise Work Report…
  3. 3. Difference #1: Distractions in the Workplace Difference #1: Distractions in the Workplace
  4. 4. Men say they spend 41.8% of their work week on their primary duties, while women spend 50.4% of their work week on their primary duties. Men say they spend 41.8% of their work week on their primary duties, while women spend 50.4% of their work week on their primary duties.
  5. 5. More men than women say “wasteful” meetings get in the way of work. 65% vs 49% More man than women say “wasteful” meetings get in the way on work. 65% vs. 49%
  6. 6. Difference #2: Managing Work Processes Difference #2: Managing Work Processes
  7. 7. Men are more likely than women to say: “Poor prioritization methods get in of work.” 36% vs. 24%Men are more likely than women to say: “Poor company prioritization methods get in the way of work.” 36% vs 24%
  8. 8. Men are more likely than women to say: “Poor alignment of team and corporate goals gets in the way of work.” 27% vs. 16% Men are more likely than women to say: “Poor alignment of team and corporate goals gets in the way of work.” 27% vs 16%
  9. 9. Men are more likely to be looking for a solution to poor work processes that are impending productivity. Men are more likely to be looking for a solution to poor work processes that are impeding productivity.
  10. 10. Differences #3: Productivity Differences Difference #3: Productivity Differences
  11. 11. Women are not shy about saying they are the most productive people in the office. On a 10-point productivity scale, 76% of men versus 87% of women give themselves a rating of 8, 9, or 10. Women are not shy about saying they are the most productive people in the office. On a 10-point productivity scale, 76% of men, versus 87% of women. Give themselves a rating of 8, 9, or 10.
  12. 12. More than one-third of men (37%) say they take an hour or more for lunch compared to 26% of women. More than one-third of men (37%) say they take an hour or more for lunch, compared to 26% of women.
  13. 13. Difference #4: Working with MillennialsDifference #4: Working with Millennials
  14. 14. Women are more supportive of Millennials than men. 80% of women are more likely than their male co-workers to say “Millennials are the most tech-savvy.” Women are more supportive of Millennials than men. 80% of women are more likely than their male co-workers to say “Millennials are the most tech-savvy.”
  15. 15. 26% of women said Millennials are the most friendly and/or helpful, compared to 16% of men.
  16. 16. 24% of women said that Millennials are the most skilled, compared to 10% of men.
  17. 17. Difference #5: The time frame that is worked and total hours worked
  18. 18. Men are far more likely than women to say: “I log into work or work email outside of standard business hours during the work week.” 88% vs. 74%
  19. 19. When asked how many hours they work in a typical week, men work 2 more hours than women per week on average.
  20. 20. 8% of men said they fake working outside of standard business hours to get the overtime, compared to 1% of women.
  21. 21. Difference #6: Level of Compensation
  22. 22. Women (88%) may sense a “salary gap” and are more likely than men (79%) to feel they deserve higher compensation for their contribution to their company.
  23. 23. Difference #7: Inter-office Conflict
  24. 24. 91% of men experience inter-office conflict compared to 89% of women.
  25. 25. Men are more likely than women to name fighting over resources as the primary cause of conflict. 9% vs. 3%
  26. 26. To learn more, download the full report
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