Forbes features Professor Julie Wayne’s research

7.3.2013 Article, Faculty News

Your spouse’s feelings about your job may affect your own much more than you think

“We know that employees have attitudes toward their jobs, toward their companies,” said Dr. Julie Holliday Wayne of Wake Forest University School of Business, who headed the project. “We care about those attitudes because they influence things like performance, how willing employees are to go above and beyond the call of duty, and how likely they are to quit their jobs. We were interested in, ‘If the spouse develops these attitudes toward the firm, does that influence the employee?’ And what our research tells us is, ‘Yes.’” Read more …