Tag Archives: women in the workplace

Korn Ferry and Vira Health explored women’s experiences receiving support, performing at work, and making career progress while going through menopause. An online survey of 8,026 women who were experiencing or have previously experienced perimenopause or menopause while working was conducted in the U.K., U.S., and Australia from April 20 – May 9, 2023. Key … Continue reading The Role of Menopause in Women’s Careers

IPR is featuring research and some of the many women pioneers in the communications industry in celebration of Women’s History Month Katharine Graham was born in New York City in 1917. After graduating from the University of Chicago in 1938, Graham worked as a reporter for the San Francisco News. She then joined the editorial staff at … Continue reading Pioneer Katharine Graham (1917-2001)

Hair Bias

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Black pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Black History Month. Dove and LinkedIn studied how Black women in the U.S. experience discrimination during the hiring process and in the workplace for their hairstyles. A survey of 2,990 … Continue reading How Black Women are Impacted by Race-Based Hair Bias in the Workplace

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Indigenous pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations. Dr. Treena Clark and colleagues analyzed the contemporary experiences and contributions of Indigenous women in the public relations industry. Interviews were conducted with five indigenous women from different Indigenous groups/nations across Australia, working … Continue reading Perspectives from Indigenous Women in Australian Public Relations

Pew Research Center analyzed Americans’ opinions on women in top business leadership positions and the obstacles they face in obtaining those roles. A survey of 5,057 U.S. adults was conducted July 17-23, 2023. Key findings include:1.) 55% of respondents thought there are too few women in top executive business positions.— 65% of female respondents and … Continue reading Gender and Leadership in American Businesses

Women of Influence+ examined how women are treated as they succeed in an industry and the impact it has on women worldwide in the workplace. The study was conducted through the lens of Tall Poppy Syndrome, which occurs when people are attacked, resented, disliked, or cut down because of their achievements or success. 4,710 employed women … Continue reading The Cost of Ambition for Women at Work

This summary is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. LeanIn and McKinsey & Company explored the current state of gender diversity in the workplace. A survey of over 40,000 employees was conducted in 2022 along with a series of interviews with women of diverse identities, including women of color, LGBTQ+ women, … Continue reading Women in the Workplace 2022

This blog is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion “I think sometimes there’s a frustration for women of color… because you feel you are not seen, you are not heard, you can’t speak into issues. You are always just informed of decisions and things that are made without any real thought … Continue reading Building a Culture of Inclusion: Women of Color and Diversity Management in Public Relations

This blog is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In the last few years, the United Nations named gender equality as the fifth of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Additionally, the #Metoo social movement brought deep-rooted gender discrimination issues back into the arena, specifically in regard to the business environment. The … Continue reading Assessing and Advancing Gender Equality in Communications

The authors of this study reviewed literature on justice-based and organizational benefits of workplace gender diversity that is informed by evidence regarding sex differences and their relationship with vocational behavior and outcomes. Key Findings: ·       Justice-based benefits of workplace gender diversity include: o   May cause less sex discrimination o   May combat androcentrism in products and … Continue reading Why Does Workplace Gender Diversity Matter? Justice, Organizational Benefits, and Policy