A new paper in the European Sociological Review indicates that women's and men's earnings are not affected by the share of female managers in an organization, nor by the sex of workers' individual managers.
Victims of bullying in secondary school have dramatically increased chances of mental health problems and unemployment in later life.
Julien Lamontagne-Godwin, lead author of a new paper, published in the Journal of Agricultural Education and Education, says a network of 'trained and knowledge-rich female lead 'contact" farmers' could be trialled to understand its potential role in improving the dissemination of agricultural information to women in farm households.
In the largest analysis to date of narrative medical school evaluations, researchers at UC San Francisco and Brown University have found significant differences in how female and underrepresented minority medical students are described.
A new report finds that a University of Arkansas project called Arkansas PROMISE has succeeded in increasing services, training, employment and income for low-income youth with disabilities. Researchers will present their results in Washington, D.C., and via webcast.
Gjergji Cici of the KU School of Business co-authored a study that is among the first to see how noncompete clauses influence those work under them, instead of the debate about their role in economic development or profits.
The first study dedicated to sisu looks at more than 1,000 responses on what the concept means -- as well as whether it is inherently a good thing. One of the most prominent aspects apparent in the data: extraordinary perseverance, in other words, an individual's ability to surpass preconceived limitations, either mentally or physically, by accessing stored-up energy reserves.
Recently published research from SDSU management professor, Dr. Gabi Eissa and University of Wisconsin -- Eau Claire management professor, Dr. Rebecca Wyland, shows that 'managers who demonstrate ethical leadership through two-way communication, positive reinforcement and emotional support not only mitigates this type of employee behavior, but also helps alleviate stress in the work environment.'
Shift work and non-standard work schedules provide clear economic benefits in a 24/7 society, but also come with issues related to insufficient sleep, misalignment of the biological clock, and other factors that influence the safety, health and well-being of workers. Experts from around the world have published a special issue of the international scientific journal Industrial Health focused on shift work and working time arrangements.
Workload and a better work/life balance are the main reasons teachers leave or consider leaving the profession within 10 years, a new survey of 1,200 teachers, published in the British Journal of Educational Studies, finds. The nature not the quantity of the workload, with its emphasis on accountability and performance, was the crucial factor in decisions to leave.