Gender

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
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
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

Abstract

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.

Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review

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Blog
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Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers
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ESS Conference
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Deniz Yucel/William Paterson University of New Jersey

 

Please see the Call for Papers below. Contact Deniz Yucel if interested (email: yuceld@wpunj.edu)

 

The Curse of Flexible Work

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News Article
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The Curse of Flexible Work
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BBC.com

Deviating from the nine-to-five isn’t always liberating – it can often be a constant source of stress.

Call for Papers - First South Asian Womanhood and Girlhood Conference

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers - First South Asian Womanhood and Girlhood Conference
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Loyola University Chicago
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dowgun

This is a Call for Papers for the first conference on South Asian Womanhood and Girlhood, which will take place on October 28-29 at Loyola University Chicago’s Lakeshore Campus. The theme of the conference is "Identities in Transition." We welcome researchers, practitioners, scholars, and thinkers to participate in this social justice initiative. The conference provides an opportunity for participants to explore from a diversity of perspectives the lives of South Asian women in both South Asia and the diaspora.

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