Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations
Mar 6 2013 | Posted In: Technology, Work and Organizations
Online education in 2013 is exciting. In this era of massive open online education, it’s possible to bring world-class education to anybody with an internet connection.
Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research aims to do just that, with an online curriculum called Voice & Influence. The...
Jan 15 2013 | Posted In: Work and Organizations
We are living in a new economy. The core of our economic system has shifted from manufacturing to a focus on service occupations and high-tech, intellectual capital. As part of this shift, more women have moved out of the house and into the workforce.
We all know that work itself is different. But...
Jan 7 2013 | Posted In: Law, Work and Organizations
Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, giving employees the right to take unpaid leave for certain family or medical reasons. But over the past two decades, says law professor Catherine Albiston, employees have actually had mixed...
Aug 1 2012 | Posted In: Leadership, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Popular beliefs about work-family issues characterize working moms as having a divided focus on home and work - they are therefore seen as less competent, less committed, and, as a result, less worthy of employment and promotion than men or childless women.
Jul 19 2012 | Posted In: Academia, Leadership, Mentorship, Technology, Work and Organizations
The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond. To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is publishing profiles of our Advisory Council, women and men who have volunteered their time and energy to...