Organizations

Supporting Working Caregivers: Case Studies of Promising Practices

Type of News Item: 
Report
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Supporting Working Caregivers: Case Studies of Promising Practices
Source: 
AARP and ReACT
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Judi C Casey

The good news: There appears to be greater recognition that caregiving takes many forms, that culture matters, and that offering employees flexibility at work so they can manage their responsibilities outside work is an important competitive advantage in recruiting and retaining top talent. Another very positive trend is the increasing number of companies offering paid and/or unpaid leave for caregiving above and beyond the FMLA requirements.

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference

Type of News Item: 
Call for Papers
Title of News Item: 
Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference
Source: 
Business Horizons
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Ellen Ernst Kossek

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

The Difference Between Work-Life Balance and Work-Life Integration

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The Difference Between Work-Life Balance and Work-Life Integration
Source: 
Talent Quarterly
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Monique Valcour

Five common myths get in the way of employer support for work-life integration. Making significant and sustained progress requires being willing to examine leaders’ mindsets, how teams work and communicate, and how employees manage time and stress.

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference

Type of News Item: 
Call for Papers
Title of News Item: 
Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference
Source: 
Business Horizons
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Ellen Ernst Kossek

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Keeping Older Workers Keen about Their Jobs Takes More than Trying to Reduce Managers’ Age Biases, Study Shows

Type of News Item: 
News Article
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Keeping Older Workers Keen about Their Jobs Takes More than Trying to Reduce Managers’ Age Biases, Study Shows
Source: 
Academy of Management
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
dowgun

Multinationals, Public Policy and Paid Leaves - Center for American Progress Brief

Type of News Item: 
Brief
Title of News Item: 
Multinationals, Public Policy and Paid Leaves - Center for American Progress Brief
Source: 
Center for American Progress
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Ariane Ollier-Malaterre

Bridging the Gap Between Health and Environmental Sustainability

Type of News Item: 
Blog
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Bridging the Gap Between Health and Environmental Sustainability
Source: 
Huffington Post by Eileen McNeely
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Judi C Casey

"Inspiring a more positive and holistic approach to corporate sustainability that no longer neglects worker well-being and drives a NetPositive impact on people and the planet is the future of business. Enriching the nature of work as if our health depends on it raises impactful opportunities for nurturing creativity, innovation, and even mindfulness of our natural environment."

The Curse of Flexible Work

Type of News Item: 
News Article
Title of News Item: 
The Curse of Flexible Work
Source: 
BBC.com

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

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