Month: September 2013

Whose Jobs Are These?

In firms with more female managers, are newly created jobs more likely to be filled by men or by women? […]

7 years ago
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Words Vs. Numbers Social Science in the Commercial World

I am a Qualitative Social Scientist. I believe in that words tell you more than numbers and the emphasis on numbers in my current working environment has led me to think about why I feel so strongly about the importance of words and what Qualitative Social Science can offer the Commercial world. This leads me to make suggestions for ECRs considering leaving the Academy.

7 years ago
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CSR from the Customer’s POV

Organizations shouldn’t assume that engaging in corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives will automatically increase their credibility with clients. Instead, a […]

7 years ago
118

De profundis

At the moment, some universities do seem to be very happy with quite a lot of inequality. Apparently, universities are even more likely than other employers to make extensive use of zero-hour contracts. This coincides in a striking manner with reports about a growing elitism in British academia.

7 years ago
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The Power of Meaningful Work

Organizations engage in corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts for a variety of reasons, not least of which is the desire […]

7 years ago
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