Gender

Call for Papers - ICWF Work & Family and Women & Leadership Conferences

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers - ICWF Work & Family and Women & Leadership Conferences
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International Center for Work and Family
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dowgun

Two related conferences organized by the IESE Women in Leadership of IESE Business School will be held in Barcelona, Spain in July 2017:

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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Announcement
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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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dowgun

The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal on "Missing Voices on Meaningful Relationships in Time and Space" (Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

This new issue contains the following articles: 

Gender Policy Report

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Announcement
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Gender Policy Report
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University of Minnesota
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Carrie Oelberger, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

The Gender Policy Report is a non-partisan and multidisciplinary effort, housed at the University of Minnesota, to produce and disseminate timely gender-focused analyses of emerging federal policy proposals based on the best insights from scholarly research. We hope it will become an important source of informatio

What the Experiences of Breadwinner Workers Tell Us about Work (and Home)

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Blog
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What the Experiences of Breadwinner Workers Tell Us about Work (and Home)
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Work In Progress
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Noelle Chesley, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Have you ever noticed what is not “modern” about ABC’s celebrated sitcom Modern Family? Spoiler alert: all of the households in this TV world are headed by a breadwinner father.

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Immigrant, Gender, and Succession Issues in Family Business

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers: Special Issue on Immigrant, Gender, and Succession Issues in Family Business
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International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business
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Kathy Kuschel

This is a Call for Papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business related to the Family Enterprise Research Conference to be held in Asheville, North Carolina on June 8-10, 2017.  The aim of the special issue is to broaden discussions on succession, immigrant, and gender issues in family business. The issue's guest editors are  Dianne H.B.

Looking for a Few Good Docs

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News Article
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Looking for a Few Good Docs
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Boston Globe
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Judi C Casey

"Many female physicians who choose to have children are fighting an uphill battle. The current model of medical education and training, after all, was designed exclusively for men more than a century ago. It consists of a rigid curriculum with a tight timeline for rotations, boards, and fellowships, to say nothing of the 80-hour duty weeks and, at times, punishing schedules. But is that the best way to fill the ranks of tomorrow's clinicians? When our structure for minting new doctors imposes hardships on almost half the people going through it, is it their fault -- or the system's?"

The Gender Pay Gap: An Interview with Economist Claudia Goldin

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Blog
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The Gender Pay Gap: An Interview with Economist Claudia Goldin
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Claudia Goldin is the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University, director of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s Development of the American Economy program, and the former president of the American Economic Association (2013/14). She’s also the author and editor of several books, among them Understanding the Gender Gap: An Economic History of American Women.

“Opting Out” or “Pushed Out”? Integrating Perspectives on Women’s Career Equality for Gender Inclusion and Interventions

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Report
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“Opting Out” or “Pushed Out”? Integrating Perspectives on Women’s Career Equality for Gender Inclusion and Interventions
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Journal of Management

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This paper integrates the rapidly growing literatures on the individual and organizational factors that contribute to women’s career equality.

Stop Trying To Fix Women. Mentor Them Instead. How Gender Humility Helps

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Blog
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Stop Trying To Fix Women. Mentor Them Instead. How Gender Humility Helps
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Catalyst: Men Advocating Real Change (MARC)

New Book Release - Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women

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New Book Release - Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women
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Amazon
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David Smith

Increasingly, new employees and junior members of any profession are encouraged-sometimes stridently-to "find a mentor!" Four decades of research reveals that the effects of mentorship can be profound and enduring; strong mentoring relationships have the capacity to transform individuals and entire organizations. Organizations that retain and promote top talent-both female and male-are more likely to thrive.  But the mentoring landscape is unequal.

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