At least in normal life, if you look at the person you thought you’d marry and suddenly realize that you can’t stand the sight of them, you can just break up.But when this person is a work colleague, you may still have to maintain a professional relationship no matter how badly things end.In addition, 34,000 employees completed a survey designed to uncover their attitudes on gender, job satisfaction, ambition, and work-life issues.This year’s findings build on our Women in the Workplace 2015 report, as well as similar research conducted by Mc Kinsey & Company in 2012.
The workplace provides a preselected pool of people who share at least one important area of common ground.
Despite all the cautionary tales regarding the dangers of office romance, countless employees wind up in relationships with co-workers every year.
And as you might expect when two people try to maintain both a business and emotional relationship – while spending virtually every waking hour together keeping the whole thing a secret – workplace dating often ends in tears.
If it's just about sex -- a dalliance, an extramarital affair or a relationship entered into with the intention of moving up the career ladder -- coworkers and companies tend to frown on love relationships in the workplace.
I checked out current research on workplace romance to answer Tina Turner's proverbial question.