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  • When She Earns More: As Roles Shift, Old Ideas on Who Pays the Bills Persist

    19 July 2018

    Gender dynamics have become much more egalitarian over the past half-century, but certain attitudes may endure when it comes to men, women and money.

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    Read the full article at The New York Times
  • "Where are all the guys?" Why men avoid entering the gender parity debate.

    19 July 2018

    This article has been a long time in gestation – novels have been written quicker. But its development, alongside the evolution of my views, has given me the confidence (yes, men need confidence too) to write for Voice At The Table. It is also the story of why the men who should be publicly leading on gender equality mostly stay silent. The inescapable conclusion is that men are too scared to engage on a subject that is so often regarded by them as a hot potato.

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    Read the full article at voiceatthetable.com
  • Editorial: Lack of women in boardrooms not always discrimination

    19 July 2018

    No doubt they were and are, but Ms Genter's determination to intervene on behalf of her gender already raises doubts that that is necessarily the case. Perhaps the most glaring example of negatively affecting a sector seen as in need of support is the American system, which hopefully has now been abandoned, of establishing tertiary qualification quotas. The same thing was tried here some years ago, in a bid to boost the proportion of teaching graduates from ethnic minorities.

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    Read the full article at NZ Herald
  • 'Network contagion' is key to getting healthier numbers of women on company boards

    12 July 2018

    Female representation of 30% on a company board is the tipping point at which it stops being tokenistic and begins to make a difference on things like innovation. Norway, France and Sweden have already achieved this target for companies overall. In Australia, the ambition was to do so in 2018. At this stage, that looks unlikely . This suggests it is time to consider more surgical policies to increase female board membership.

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    Read the full article at The Conversation
  • Are women better team leaders than men?

    12 July 2018

    In some studies and by some metrics, women are indeed better at management.

    The post Are women better team leaders than men? appeared first on Women 2.0.

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