‘Managing Change’ Category

April 18th, 2014, 6:00 am

Women at Work, Men at Home: The Increasingly Common Arrangement Raising Eyebrows

By Terry Selucky “What does your husband do?” This question may conjure the image of a group of lunching ladies, dressed in pastels, and discussing the office work of their breadwinning husbands. The assumption that the husband is the breadwinner is a common one, and it is steeped in deeply gendered stereotypes about men and [...]

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March 25th, 2014, 6:00 am

The Case for Women Intrapreneurs

By Robin Madell While we read plenty about women leaving corporate jobs for entrepreneurial ventures, much less discussed is the option of female intrapreneurship. Being an intrapreneur simply means acting like an entrepreneur in terms of risk-taking and innovation while working within a large corporation. The potential pros of entrepreneurship are often touted and well-known: [...]

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March 21st, 2014, 6:00 am

Australia is Pushing for ‘Waves of Change’ for Women in Senior Roles

By Nicole V. Rohr In November 2013, the Business Council of Australia (BCA) published the report Increasing the Number of Women in Senior Executive Positions: Improving Recruitment, Selection and Retention Practices, based on its July 2013 launch of the Action Plan for Enduring Prosperity. The report highlighted ambitious efforts to increase women in senior roles [...]

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March 20th, 2014, 11:00 am

The Outlook for High Potential Women in India and the 3 Approaches to Improve It

By Kayla Turo Another demonstration of gender inequality is exposed in India, research from Catalyst shows in their latest report, High Potentials Under High Pressure in India’s Technology Sector. In general, even the most capable, post-MBA Indian women fall short of men in terms of pay and position in most of the country’s industries. At [...]

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March 20th, 2014, 6:00 am

Don’t Freak Out: Why Upheaval Can Be a Good Thing

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) Innovative. Resilient. Entrepreneurial. Solutions-oriented. These are the 21st century career buzzwords that populate the average corporate performance review or resume. They speak to the expectations of today’s volatile economy. Today’s professionals are expected to take whatever upheaval the market throws their way, and not only deal with it, [...]

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February 28th, 2014, 6:00 am

Accept it – we’re all part of the changing face of leadership

By Nneka Orji Within the women at work discussion, there is a lack of diversity considering the fact that African-American, Asian and Latina women make up only one eighth of all women holding management and professional positions in the US. Recently, President Obama, in his State of the Union address, supported the case for pay [...]

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February 21st, 2014, 6:00 am

Professional Women in the UK Face a Large Pay Gap and Struggle to Juggle it All

By Irene Velázquez According to the UK’s Office for National Statistics’ Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, in 2013 the gender pay gap between male and female full-time workers increased to 10 percent from 9.6 percent. It is also being reported that one of the industries where women experience the largest pay gap is financial [...]

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February 11th, 2014, 6:00 am

Gender Parity in 2029: Realistic or Optimistic?

By Kayla Turo In a recent article published by The Guardian, Chris Sullivan, Chief Executive of UK corporate banking at RBS, pressed his belief that in 15-years, gender parity will not be an issue. Sullivan assured readers that talent is what should— and will— be the deciding factor of who wins executive roles in big [...]

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February 7th, 2014, 6:00 am

How to Ensure We’re Not Having The Same Conversation About Women in the Boardroom in 2014

By Jennifer Keck Sheila Ronning, President & CEO of Women in the Boardroom, does not mince words when it comes to the topic that gave her organization its name. “Research for the amount of women serving on corporate boards is only being done for the Fortune 500 and those boards are still mainly only looking [...]

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January 17th, 2014, 6:00 am

Men as Allies

By Jarod Cerf In a piece by Maria Shriver called “The Unfinished Revolution” for Time Magazine, a man was quoted as saying, “We haven’t thrown some switch to go from a man’s world to a woman’s world. It’s more like we’re finally, for the first time, in a position where it’s no longer only a [...]

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