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The Countries Where It's Best and Worst To Be a Woman

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The Countries Where It's Best and Worst To Be a Woman
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Fast Company
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Judi C Casey

Discrimination against women and girls isn't just a moral issue: It also carries a high economic cost.

The Dawn of the Great Workplace Era

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The Dawn of the Great Workplace Era
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Great Place to Work
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Judi Casey

On October 23rd, Great Place to Work®announced the 2014 World's Best Multinational Workplaces. In announcing the list of the 25 best multinationals, we also released a new study titled The Dawn of the Great Workplace Era. The report shares our finding that the best workplaces around the world are getting better, and are helping to shepherd in a new, more hopeful economic age.

Parental Leave: 5 Reasons US Lags Other Countries

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Parental Leave: 5 Reasons US Lags Other Countries
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CBS News

2014 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award Winner Announced

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2014 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award Winner Announced
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Boston College Center for Work & Family
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

Congratulations to Laura den Dulk, Sandra Groeneveld, Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, and Monique Valcour whose article "National context in work-life research: A multi-level cross-national analysis of the adoption of workplace work-life arrangements in Europe"  in the

Governments Globally are Adopting Flexiworking. Why Not the UK?

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Governments Globally are Adopting Flexiworking. Why Not the UK?
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The Guardian

Governments globally are adopting flexiworking. Why not the UK?
If Britain wants to compete for the world's brightest talent, it would be wise to adopt a teleworking policy

‘Mad Men’ Era of U.S. Family Policy Coming To An End?

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‘Mad Men’ Era of U.S. Family Policy Coming To An End?
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Washington Post

"Jane Waldfogel, a professor at Columbia University who studies public policy and child and family well-being, is responsible for submitting the report on the United States to the annual international paid leave report that Moss compiles.

Reading through the report each year, seeing what other countries are doing is "tough," she said. Most countries in the report offer families as much as one year with some portion of their incomes replaced while they physically recover, breastfeed and bond as a family.

2013 Vacation Deprivation Study

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2013 Vacation Deprivation Study
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Viewfinder Travel Blog

Expedia's 2013 Vacation Deprivation study reveals stark global disparity in work-life balance

These Countries Have The Best Quality Of Life In The World

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These Countries Have The Best Quality Of Life In The World
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Fast Company

Quality of life isn't just about economics--it's about safety, work-life balance, and a slew of other factors. Here's how countries around the world measure up.

Who Has Responsibility for Work-Life?: Lessons From Around the World

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Who Has Responsibility for Work-Life?: Lessons From Around the World
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The Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

Danielle Hartmann, BCCWF Director of Corporate Partnerships, shares lessons learned from a recent trip to Europe, where she discussed work-life integration in several countries.

The Best (and Worst) Countries to Be a Woman

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The Best (and Worst) Countries to Be a Woman
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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