On a sprawling campus in Omaha, Nebraska is the operational headquarters of Gallup, Inc. The world headquarters are in Washington, D.C. The offices of Gallup are not limited to the U.S. They have 40 offices in more than 20 countries. According to one online source, Gallup employees about 2,000 .
|This Gallup site in Omaha, Nebraska. Gallup University is also located on the the same campus.|
Why are we so familiar the Gallup? If we pay attention to polls that track opinions concerning political, social, and economic issues, then we know about Gallup. This company has been in operation since 1935. One online source reports that they conduct 1,000 interviews a day, 350 days out of a year, on landlines and cell phones in the US.
Why the interest in polls? Polls can reveal information on important issues of the day.
Last week, I picked up a recent issue of CT (Christianity Today) On the cover of the magazine, one article caught my eye. What article? Workplace Bias is Real. This article details how one experiment with 9.600 resumes showed that religious discrimination is alive and well.
Bradley R. W. Wright and Michael Wallace conducted a large-scale field study to test for religious discrimination in one area of public life: the job application process. The results of the survey were shocking. I was expecting one result, yet I found something totally different.
Interested in the article? Look online for CT Christianity Today June 2104.