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Not yet 50/50: Barriers to the progress of senior women in the Australian Public Service
“That there are barriers to [women’s] progression is not in doubt. What is not well understood is the nature of those barriers and the extent to which barriers to progression in the public sector might differ from those in the private sector.”
Why are women so poorly represented in local government administrative leadership and what can be done about it?
"This 50/50 by 2030 Foundation brief reports the findings of a workshop convened by LG Professionals Australia on why are women so poorly represented in local government administrative leadership and what can be done about it?"
Advancing Women: Women and the order of Australia
This guide conveys who is eligible for the Order of Australia and how they can be nominated. Chapter two of the guide reflects that women continue to be underrepresented among nominees.
The International Civil Service Effectiveness (InCiSE) Index 2017
The InCiSE Index offers comparative evidence on the effectiveness of central government civil services. It seeks to answer what constitutes an effective civil service and how leaders can recognise national performance against effectiveness indicators.
Men Make a Difference: Engaging men on gender equality
“While men should support gender equality because it is the right thing to do, research shows men also have much to gain from a more gender-equal world.”
5 bold ideas for shifting the dial on women in business by 2020
"Baker McKenzie and Women’s Agenda brought together a roundtable of prominent leaders in Brisbane to discuss ideas for shifting the dial on women in leadership, particularly in professional services firms and large corporates."
Report on the Implementation of the OECD Gender Recommendations - Some progress on gender equality but much left to do
This report considers 2013 and 2015 OECD policy-based recommendations which gave focus to gender inequalities. The report discusses the varying degrees of progress being made by OECD nations and offers recommendations for further improvements.
Going Blind to See More Clearly: Unconscious bias in Australian Public Service shortlisting processes
This study empirically considers the preliminary stages of the recruitment process at the level of senior APS roles, and queries whether women and minorities are given differential appraisals.
Finance and Public Administration References Committee: Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality
The authors contend that within the Australian landscape, industries tend to be male or female dominated. The authors offer recommendations to challenge the ongoing gender inequalities and associated pay gaps.
Keys to Elected Office: The essential guide for women
This guide utilises past research, commissioned by the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, to discuss voter attitudes towards women candidates and offers itself as an essential guide for women seeking to run as candidate for governor.
Impact of Diversity and Inclusion within Organisations
"The available evidence on the impact of diversity on individual/team/organisational effectiveness in organisations is inconclusive and mixed as to its beneficial and negative outcomes."
What's Working to Drive Gender Diversity in Leadership
While companies strive for gender diversity among their leaders, there is ambiguity around the effectiveness of incentives. This report offers a glimpse of the challenges and successes experienced by Australian organisations and offers recommendations.