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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."
Fourth Annual Civil Society Report Card: Australia's National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
"The report card evaluates actions taken under the auspices of the National Action Plan to fulfill Australia’s commitment to the United Nation’s Women, Peace and Security agenda."
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.
Advancing Women in Australia: Eliminating bias in feedback and promotions
"Accessing the benefits of diversity demands that our organisations be meritocratic. Yet, defining who has merit and who does not without introducing subjectivity and bias remains challenging in practice."
Dispelling the Myths of the Gender “Ambition Gap”
"When it comes to careers, there is a stubborn theory that women are less ambitious than men. (...) Our research demonstrates, however, that this is simply not true. The issue is more nuanced—and more solvable—than most CEOs think."
Gender Equality Global Report and Ranking (2017 Edition)
"3048 global companies with a market capitalisation of over $2billion in 23 developed countries were ranked. The information was drawn from public sources and manually researched".
Leading by Example: Insights on board diversity from ASX 200 chairs that have 30 per cent women on their boards
"This booklet has been compiled from interviews conducted with ASX 200 chairs of boards with at least 30 per cent female directors."
Leave No One Behind: Taking action for transformational change on women’s economic empowerment
“[T]his report is intended help to prioritize critical actions and create longer-term momentum for transformational change. It presents practical recommendations (…) and advocates for the creation of an enabling environment to accelerate impact.”
A Conversation in Gender Equality
“Incorrect assumptions are being made about the progress of gender equality both in Australia and internationally. (…) These misconceptions signal the need for an increase in our efforts and priorities.”