Tag: education

Liz Bolshaw

Rebecca Knight has written for this blog about a US study that proved what we all knew to be the case: despite the fact that jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics attract up to 33 per cent higher salaries than those in other industries, women still are not choosing them.

The rot, says Leslie Sobon, corporate vice-president of product marketing at AMD, the microchip maker, sets in early. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

We have not been alone in humming and hawing about the continuing disparity between the numbers of men and women undertaking MBAs internationally, but one of the world’s most highly regarded business schools has now placed a number on its aspirations to see more women succeed. (more…)

Rebecca Knight

The US Department of Commerce has released new data on the gender gap in science and technology and its economic impact on women. (more…)

Rebecca Knight

Women in the US still earn significantly less than men, even when they work the same number of hours, according to a study released on Thursday by the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

Research from the Institute of Leadership & Management and Ashridge Business School published on Thursday reveals that recent UK graduates are looking to move on from their current jobs in record numbers. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

The continuing preponderance of men enrolling in MBA courses has been the subject of much debate, most recently in the Financial Times. What may be less well known is that the size of the gender gap differs markedly between countries. (more…)

Merryn Somerset Webb

I am speaking at my school’s old girls’ day this week. I am flattered, but I also wonder why, given that I was lucky enough to go to one of the best girls’ schools in the country, that it was me they asked. (more…)

Lynda Gratton

If the age of the general manager is over, what can we bank on for the future? (more…)

RSS News