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Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations

Feb 17 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Work and Organizations
Starting this year, workers in the state of Vermont and the City of San Francisco have the right to make flexible work requests without fear of employer retaliation. These provisions are the first their kind in the U.S. While employers are not required to grant these requests, the law asks them to...
Feb 3 2014 | Posted In: Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
A woman’s road to the c-suite is full of hurdles. Her input in a meeting is ignored. She negotiates skillfully, and she's told she’s full of herself.  While these roadblocks may feel like personal criticisms, they don’t have to, according to legal scholar Joan C. Williams.
Dec 3 2013 | Posted In: Activism, Feminism, Leadership, Work and Organizations
In 1969, a feminist group called the Redstockings published a manifesto on women’s liberation. In it, they emphasized the importance of women coming together and discussing the particular obstacles they faced on account of their gender. They called this process “female consciousness-raising,” and...
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.