Blurring the Stark Distinction Between Masculine and Feminine Brands

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

A Meta-Analysis of Gender Proportionality Effects on Job Performance

[We're pleased to welcome authors Jeremy D. Mackey of Auburn University, Philip L. Roth of Clemson University, Chad H. Van Iddekinge of Florida State University, and Lynn A Mcfarland of the University of South Carolina. They recently published an article in Group & Organization Management entitled “A Meta-Analysis of Gender Proportionality Effects on Job Performance,” which is currently free … Continue reading A Meta-Analysis of Gender Proportionality Effects on Job Performance

Connecting Shared Structural Barriers with Trends in Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has been on the rise in recent years, due in large part to the spread of Internet access and increased global communication, which has allowed activists to tap into donation-based crowdfunding. But not all calls for donations garner enough support, and some groups have shown to be more prone to success than others. In … Continue reading Connecting Shared Structural Barriers with Trends in Crowdfunding

Learning to Lead: A Comparison of Women’s and General Leadership Development Programs

[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

What Factors Increase Gender Diversity in Management?

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?

Happy Labor Day from Management INK!

In honor of Labor Day in the United States, we're pleased to feature a collection of articles from ILR Review. The collection includes nine articles related to Labor Economics. One paper, entitled "Workforce Reduction at Women-Owned Businesses in the United States," authors David A. Mats and Amalia R. Miller find an association between female business leadership and increased … Continue reading Happy Labor Day from Management INK!

The Stress of Cyber Incivility at Work

Cyber bullying has been an emerging issue in recent years, and recent news, like the recent suicide of firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, have brought to light just how pervasive and harmful cyber bullying can be in the workplace. A recent article published in Journal of Management, entitled "Daily Cyber Incivility and Distress: The Moderating Roles of Resources at … Continue reading The Stress of Cyber Incivility at Work

Book Review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success

The Hindu Business Line recently published a book review by Aarati Krishnan for the book Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success by author Avinash Kirpal. From the review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success authored by Avinash Kirpal manages to steer clear of these pitfalls and gives a mostly factual account of 10 Indian women entrepreneurs who have … Continue reading Book Review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success

Read the New Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!

The June 2016 issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is now available online and can be accessed free for the next 30 days. The June issue includes articles covering a range of topics, including an article that explores why cultural omnivores get creative jobs, and an article on task segregation as a mechanism for within-job gender … Continue reading Read the New Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!

How the Myth of Meritocracy has Perpetuated Gender Inequality in Academia

Despite claims to award university appointments based on meritocracy alone, gender inequality continues to impact the number of women in leadership positions at universities. In theory, meritocracy should be a fair policy to follow when considering candidates for a leadership position. However, the recent Journal of Management article, "Meritocracies or Masculinities? The Differential Allocation of … Continue reading How the Myth of Meritocracy has Perpetuated Gender Inequality in Academia