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Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations

Dec 2 2013 | Posted In: Leadership, Work and Organizations
In the breadwinner-and-homemaker family, there was a clear division of labor, with men concentrating on work outside the home and women on family. But since the 1960s, when this family form began to break down, many have sought both satisfying paid work and rewarding family relationships. In the...
Nov 18 2013 | Posted In: Work and Organizations
What’s your number one challenge? For most people, the answer to this question is that they don’t have enough time. They have too many goals and not enough time to do them.
Nov 15 2013 | Posted In: Work and Organizations
Overworked? Overwhelmed? You're not alone. Seventy percent of employed Americans say work interferes with their non-work lives. Over half feel they don’t have enough time with their children or spouses. This isn’t just one group: it’s mothers, fathers, married workers, singles, Boomers, GenXers,...
Nov 14 2013 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Work and Organizations
AMC’s hit show Mad Men has received widespread critical acclaim, in part, for its depiction of changing social mores surrounding gender, work, and family. Set in the 1960s, three-martini lunches, overt sexual harassment, and stay-at-home wives are the norm. The workplace sure has changed…or has it?
Nov 14 2013 | Posted In: Work and Organizations
Flexible work arrangements are widely championed as remedies for the dearth of women in senior leadership positions. Women “opt-out” when the demands of work and family conflict, so letting them telecommute or work part time facilitates work-life balance, allowing them to stay on the career track....