2012-Professionalism-in-the-Workplace-Study

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______________________________________________________________ 2012 PROFESSIONALISM IN THE WORKPLACE STUDY 2012 Professionalism Study Table Of Contents Page Introduction Research Design Major Findings Defining Professionalism State of Professionalism in the Workplace Impact of Professionalism Appearance and Professionalism Changing Definitions of Professionalism Deadly Employee Mistakes Developing Professionalism Profile Of Respondents Appendix 5 9 13 23 33 79 83 93 99 107 113 123 Polk-Lepson Research Group York, Pennsylvania January 2012 Page 2 2012 Professionalism Study Introduction Introduction Polk-Lepson Research Group York, Pennsylvania January 2012 Page 3 2012 Professionalism Study Project…show more content…
In the HR and manager samples, the demographics included the respondent’s age, education level, number of employees at all locations and in the human resources department, and industry type. Any statistically significant differences related to respondents’ demographics are reported in the text. Where applicable, comparisons are made between the 2009 and 2010 findings. These are shown in the graphs. Open-ended responses were coded into descriptive categories for presentation purposes. The report shows the predominant categories. The data tables can be consulted for a complete review of all the coded responses. Polk-Lepson Research Group York, Pennsylvania January 2012 Page 7 2012 Professionalism Study Major Findings Major Findings Polk-Lepson Research Group York, Pennsylvania January 2012 Page 8 2012 Professionalism Study Annual Survey of Professionalism Major Findings This is the third annual professionalism poll conducted for the Center for Professional Excellence. In this year’s study, managers as well as HR professionals were surveyed. Previous studies with HR professionals focused on experiences with recently hired college graduates. With the inclusion of managers, an
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