The corporate world is experiencing a change in the regulatory norms related to the gender diversity at the board level. The regulations of Norway, Spain, Iceland and France require that the board of directors of publicly traded firms are to be comprised at least 40 per cent of women. In India also, the Securities and … Continue reading Breaking the glass ceiling: How women directors positively impact a firm
An identity, integral to our understanding of who we are is our gender identity. It is perhaps the first and the most easily recognizable feature of our persona that we. Unlike sex, our gender is not congenitally determined; rather it is constructed, developed, and refined through social and cultural exchanges. The appropriate and discriminatory gender … Continue reading Blurring the Stark Distinction Between Masculine and Feminine Brands
[We're pleased to welcome author Claartje J. Vinkenburg of VU University, Amsterdam. Vinkenburg recently published an article in The Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences entitled, "Engaging Gatekeepers, Optimizing Decision Making, and Mitigating Bias: Design Specifications for Systemic Diversity Interventions." Below, Vinkenburg discusses the motivation for pursuing this research, along with future applications. From Vinkenburg:] What inspired you … Continue reading A call for intervention: Lack of diversity in career pyramids
[We’re pleased to welcome author Ivana Katic of the Yale School of Management. Katic recently published an article in Business & Society entitled, “Income Inequality and Subjective Well-Being: Toward an Understanding of the Relationship and Its Mechanisms," co-authored by Paul Ingram of Columbia Business School. Below, Katic details the inspiration for the study:] What inspired you to be … Continue reading Income Inequality and Subjective Well-Being: Assessing the Relationship
[We’re pleased to welcome Stephen Allen of the University of Hull, UK. Stephen recently published an article in Management Learning entitled "Learning from Friends: Developing appreciations for unknowing in reflexive practice." From Stephen:] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? The concept of 'reflexivity' (involving appreciating and exploring how our knowing about being in … Continue reading How to Promote More Inclusive and Equitable Ways of Managing
Referral-based hiring is a commonplace practice for modern organizations, which holds considerable benefits for employees hired based upon a referral, including greater chances for upward mobility within the company. A recent paper published in ILR Review entitled "Lasting Effects? Referrals and Career Mobility of Demographic Groups in Organizations," further studies the benefits of referral based hiring, and finds that the … Continue reading Who Does Referral-Based Hiring Help Most, and How?
[We're pleased to welcome Keimei Sugiyama of Case Western Reserve University. Keimei recently published an article in Journal of Management Education with co-authors Kevin V. Cavanagh, Chantal van Esch, Diana Bilimoria, and Cara Brown entitled "Inclusive Leadership Development: Drawing from Pedagogies of Women’s and General Leadership Development Programs." From Keimei:] The importance of leadership development … Continue reading Learning to Lead: A Comparison of Women’s and General Leadership Development Programs
Management structure can have a large impact on the representation of women in management, but which structure is most effective in promoting gender diversity? The answer may surprise you. In the article "The View at the Top or Signing at the Bottom? Workplace Diversity Responsibility and Women's Representation in Management," from ILR Review, authors Mary E. Graham, Maura … Continue reading What Factors Increase Gender Diversity in Management?
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!