Forge
Published in

Forge

‘Masculinity Contest Culture’ is Killing Innovation at Work

It turns out we don’t do our best work in hypercompetitive, ‘Game of Thrones’–style environments

Illustration: George(s)

SSince the #MeToo movement ignited a national outcry about the rampant sexual harassment and abuse in industries from film and television to politics, workplaces have been much more attuned to the way…

--

--

--

A publication from Medium on personal development.

Recommended from Medium

12 Awesome Features Every Web-Based Project Management Tool For Translation Should Have

‘How to be a … Psychologist?’

‘Not Responding to Emails’ is the Latest Workforce Trend

Getting over my horrible ex boss.

The Trends and Future of Remote Working

A man remote working

Week 1: Problem Immersion + Drawing Board

Why I Changed Careers

Challenges Still Faced by Women Entrepreneurs and How to Overcome Them

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Thomas Page McBee

Thomas Page McBee

Writer exploring the relationship between gender, culture, and history. Most recent book: Amateur (Scribner). Essays/reporting: NYT, The Atlantic, GQ, more.

More from Medium

Being Opinionated Is Good And Bad.

What about the Introverts?

How bias against part-time employees harms business goals

Why do good companies fail?

A graph of things that are explained above. On the X-axis we have specs and on the Y-axis we have time. The minimum requirement of specs for researchers increases gradually but the speed at which the specs improve is faster than that thus its slope is steeper. Because of this the specs that the mainframe computer manufacturers offer far exceed the needs of the researchers and they opt for the cheaper option that meets their requirements that is the personal computer