Feeling Lonely at Work? You are not Alone

Feeling Lonely at Work You are not Alone

“You don’t know what it is to be lonely until you spend time alone, wishing for companionship.” – Ratan Tata at the launch of GoodFellows

Loneliness at workplace

Loneliness is an epidemic that faces all of us today. It isn’t discussed as much as it should be because it is often perceived as a personal failure, embarrassment or attention-seeking for the one experiencing it. While loneliness may not yet be considered for a medical or psychological diagnosis, its consequences are seen in poor behavioural health, physical maladies, and increased suicide rates (Goldstein, 2021). Individuals can experience loneliness in any sphere of their lives, personal to professional. Experiencing loneliness at work is a common phenomenon in the workspace. Scholarly literature on loneliness is central to the events of separation, loss, pain, and marginalization. These social experiences are prevalent in the workplaces too, where employees feel alienated and lack the feeling of belongingness. The 2019 EY Belonging Barometer study...

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Shrirang Ramdas Chaudhary and Dr. Moitrayee Das

is an Associate Business Partner- Research with Pinsight by PV - Global Human Capital Company

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Shrirang Ramdas Chaudhary and Dr. Moitrayee Das

is an Associate Business Partner- Research with Pinsight by PV - Global Human Capital Company

Dr. Moitrayee Das

is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at FLAME University, Pune

January 2023

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