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De-Gendering Gender Diversity: Improving female representation in the workforce
"Organisations that both recognise and harness the different experiences and opinions of their workforce outperform those that are less diverse and inclusive."
Australia’s Gender Equality Scorecard: Key findings from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s 2015-16 reporting data
"Our 2015-16 dataset shows some encouraging signs – a continued downward trajectory of the gender pay gap and increased women’s representation in leadership. But progress is modest at best."
Gender Segregation in Australia's Workforce
"This paper looks at the features of ‘female-dominated’ and ‘male-dominated’ organisations, while highlighting the unequal distribution of women and men across industries and occupations."
Inclusion and Diversity Research Report 2016
This report presents the findings of member surveys focused on workplace inclusion and diversity.
Re-thinking Culture: How to drive gender diversity in the workplace
"Business in Australia is highly dependent on the ‘meritocracy’: a system determining who gets to the top that is largely considered to be fair, egalitarian and objective. The problem is that it is not."
Words at Work: Building inclusion through the power of language
"We know from research that inclusive cultures are high performance cultures – they deliver greater performance and productivity."
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."
In The Eye of The Beholder: Avoiding the merit trap
This report discusses the “paradox of meritocracy” effecting and affecting gender biases in the workplace. The report proffers a number of organisational case studies to demonstrate how companies have worked towards overcoming gender biases.
Women in the Workplace: 2016
“Women in the Workplace 2016 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America.”
Women in Emergency Services Strategy: ACT emergency services agency December 2015
“This WIES Strategy seeks to identify those areas where we need to focus our efforts and implement initiatives to attract, recruit, retain and develop women in our emergency services.”
Workplace Gender and Equality Strategy Project: Final report
"For Australian organisations, closing the gender gap and maximising the potential of both male and female employees is crucial for increasing productivity and securing future growth."