Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations
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.
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...