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Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations

Apr 11 2013 | Posted In: Work and Organizations
Since the 1970s, the percentage of women musicians in orchestras has risen from 5 percent to 25 percent. What changed?  Did orchestras begin aggressively recruiting women?  Did more women start studying music?  Did sexist audition evaluators retire?  Turns out it was as simple as auditioning...
Mar 18 2013 | Posted In: Feminism, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” We’ve all heard it. The adage contains more than a kernel of truth, particularly at a time when firms receive hundreds of applications for a single position. But, according to sociologist Lindsey Trimble, networking may not be equally advantageous for...
Mar 15 2013 | Posted In: Leadership, Work and Organizations
“I have access to amazing resources,” explains Rosie Roca, a student at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. The list of what she is learning at business school is long: from financial management to negotiation to forming professional communities. Roca is grateful for her GSB education. She is...
Mar 13 2013 | Posted In: Work and Organizations
(CNN) -- The recent decision by Yahoo's chief executive to drop the company's work from home policy makes sense, doesn't it? Plenty of people believe that if you aren't in the office, you aren't working; if you aren't clocking face time with bosses and co-workers, you aren't fully committed, and...
Mar 12 2013 | Posted In: Activism, Leadership, Work and Organizations
Many people think the feminist movement is solely concerned with women, women’s issues, and women’s problems. Actually, everyone stands to benefit from gender equality – and men’s commitment to the movement is needed to achieve real and lasting social change.

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