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Hour-Glass Ceilings: Work-hour thresholds, gendered health inequities
“Long workhours erode health, which the setting of maximum weekly hours aims to avert. [The limit] has evolved from a workforce that was largely male, whose time in the labour force was enabled by women's domestic work and care giving.”
Towards Gender Equity: Workplace gender equity strategy
“While we are consistently above the sector in gender equity performance, this is not enough – the benchmark is too low. Women continue to be under-represented in senior academic positions and other leadership roles at Macquarie.”
Revisiting Jewson and Mason: The Politics of Gender Equality in UK Local Government in a Cold Climate
“This paper revisits Jewson and Mason’s seminal theoretical framework on liberal and radical approaches to equal opportunity policy and practice by applying it to our research”.
Inclusion and Diversity Research Report 2016
This report presents the findings of member surveys focused on workplace inclusion and diversity.
Gender and Leadership: Introduction to the special issue
"The recent surge of research on gender and leadership (...) demonstrates the rising academic interest in women as leaders, which accompanies growing public interest and widespread agitation for women's inclusion in the ranks of powerholders."
Deconstructing the Glass Ceiling: Gender equality in the Australian property profession
"The purpose of this paper is to export the role of professional bodies within the property industry in Australia in bringing about gender equality."
A Bed of Thorns: Female leaders and the self-reinforcing cycle of illegitimacy
"In an attempt to explain why the gender gap in leadership positions persists, we propose a model centered on legitimacy."
Re-Branding Unconscious Bias
‘Not yet 50/50’ – Barriers to the Progress of Senior Women in the Australian Public Service
"In most countries around the world women remain in the minority when it comes to senior positions in both the public and private sectors. That there are barriers to their progression is not in doubt."
Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?