To say that women are underrepresented in science and engineering fields is an understatement. It is also an oversimplification, because representation of women in STEM fields is a nuanced issue. Consider for instance that while women are undeniably underrepresented in engineering fields, they are overrepresented in life sciences. This dichotomy manifests itself in a glaring gender patenting … Continue reading Why Do Women Leave Science and Engineering Fields?
There was a time not too long ago when grappa, the popular Italian grape-based brandy, was considered a poor man's drink. During the 1970s, grappa's status was a sharp contrast to comparable foreign spirits, like cognac and whisky, both of which were considered higher quality alcohols. And yet, toward the end of the 1970s, perceptions of grappa … Continue reading Grappa: A Radical Success Story
What do employers look for in job applications? This is an essential question for job seekers, and depending upon how an employer represents their hiring practices, it may determine how job applicants choose to represent themselves in their applications. When it comes to race and diversity, this can be an especially complex matter, especially for applicants … Continue reading Whitened Résumés: How Race and Diversity Impacts the Application Process
Group & Organization has added two new article collections to the Editor's Choice Collections. The new Job Satisfaction collection offers a selection of interesting articles that explore topics like career plateauing, internal job transitions, and the effect of leader humor on job satisfaction. The new Work Climate collection delves into workplace research, including papers on … Continue reading Job Satisfaction and Work Climate: New Collections from GOM!
The gender-wage gap is not a newly discovered phenomenon, but recently, pay inequality has been pushed into the limelight by several outspoken actresses who are dissatisfied with the blatant gender-wage gap in Hollywood. While the gender-wage gap impacts women across many industries, pay inequality in the entertainment industry stands out in that gender and age both play a … Continue reading All That Glitters is Not Gold: Pay Inequality in Hollywood
Much has been said on the tragedy and complications of war, more than can be expounded upon here. But considering the complexity of international conflict, it is not hard to understand that the transition from war to peace is far from a simple, fast process. War leaves a lasting impact on the countries and people involved, not only in terms … Continue reading Tourism as a Tool for Peace and Revitalization in Afghanistan
Where do researchers go first to find new scholarly materials? Do researchers relay on recommendations from peers and faculty members to help the research process? A new two-part white paper from SAGE Publishing explains how serendipitous discovery during research can propel researchers in the right direction. With this in mind, SAGE developed a new discovery … Continue reading Discovering Surprising Connections: The Key to Finding Content?
To celebrate winter on this New Year's Eve, here is a collection of beautiful, winter-themed art: Pancake Tuesday (Maslenista) by Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev Cathedral Rock by Albert Beirstadt Plum Tree in Snow by Ohara Keizan Fishing Fleet off Labrador by William Bradford Le Puy in the Snow by Albert Dubois-Pillet Waldlandschaft in Winter by Karl … Continue reading Happy New Year from Management INK!
If there is one thing to be said about the holiday season, it is that there are plenty of unique holiday traditions practiced across many cultures. While some traditions are relatively new, other holiday traditions have been practiced for hundreds of years. Here are some fun facts about our favorite holiday traditions: Mistletoe: Hanging mistletoe is … Continue reading Celebrating Holiday Traditions From Around the World!
Still thinking about all of the delicious Thanksgiving food from yesterday? Here is a food-themed collection of book reviews and articles for you to dig into over leftovers: Christel Lane : The Cultivation of Taste: Chefs and the Organization of Fine Dining. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 368 pp. $45.00/£30.00, hardback. Read the review by Michaela DeSoucey … Continue reading Delectable Reads: An Abundance of Book Reviews and Articles About Food