If left to create their own ideal dress codes, the vast majority of those surveyed said they would opt for business casual. Although the exact definition of that term varied from person to person, generally it was described as "dress slacks or 'nice' khaki pants, a tucked-in button-down shirt and no sneakers."
"People are more comfortable with casual and they will produce more and be more efficient," one man said. Another man agreed and said "Some companies put too much emphasis on the way a person dresses when they should be concentrating on how that person performs."
But 9 percent of those surveyed are still adamantly clinging to a strictly formal dress code in the office.