Workplace rules and habits have been scrambled by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated remote work revolution- but have employment laws and regulations kept up? Kabrina Chang, JD, Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Ethics at Questrom, explains the new legal landscape for employers and employees in this Insights@Questrom interview.How have employment laws changed since the pandemic in terms of disability,
The pandemic has forced the world to rethink the way we work. In this Insights@Questrom Expert Take, Senior Lecturer, Management & Organizations James French explains how the differing approaches of two Wall Street titans towards remote work has come to symbolize the debate taking place in corporate boardrooms everywhere.
Harvard Business Review recently published insight co-authored by Laurina Zhang, Assistant Professor in Strategy & Innovation, on her research examining gender equity in Hollywood in terms of employment opportunities and the types of ideas developed before and after the allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein in October 2017.
In a working paper recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Patricia Cortés, Associate Professor in Markets, Public Policy, & Law, and her co-authors discuss gender differences in the job search process. By analyzing the data from nearly 3,200 undergraduate business students from 2013 to 2019, the study shows two key findings: 1) gender differences in the
American Sociological Review recently published an article authored by Michel Anteby, Dean’s Research Scholar and Professor, Management & Organizations and Audrey Holm, Lecturer, Management & Organizations. Michel and Audrey highlighted an unusual field- puppetry- to examine how the move of puppeteers from the live stage to televised performances necessitated differing expertise within the industry. Expertise is a key currency in today’s
How should students navigate the job market and negotiating their salaries? Moshe Cohen, senior lecturer of Management & Organizations and author of Collywobbles, How to Negotiate When Negotiating Makes You Nervous, gives his career coaching tips for upcoming college graduates.
The past year has brought a lot of trauma. How should organizations respond as it pertains to their employees? Should companies provide resources or allow time off? Bill Kahn, professor of Management & Organizations, offers insight from his research and offers practical solutions to the issues raised by trauma in organizations.
Associate Professor of Management & Organizations Michael Anteby researches the role that ghostwriters play in creating "authentic" content for the people for whom they work. “We live in a society in which authenticity is hyper-valued, but what’s actually happening is we’re creating a labor market and an economy that thrive on altering the self,” Anteby says.
Restrictions on student and work visas are directing international applicants to universities in other countries. Shulamit Kahn and Megan MacGarvie, associate professors in Markets, Public Policy & Law, discuss the economic impact of restrictive immigration policies.
Data from managers across the world about how they are coping with COVID-19 found a lack of clarity, fading connections, low motivation, and overwhelming workloads threaten to destroy teams if continued to persist.
With so much disruption, how are we managing the changes to our work life? How should we interact with our coworkers, our boss, our clients? How can we help our career thrive during this time? Hear from Elaine Varelas (Questrom’83), Managing Partner at Keystone Partners, on these topics, and more.
While we might not know when we’re going back to the workplace, it’s imperative to plan—and Professor Fred Foulkes posits that consistency in return initiatives is crucial.
New research by Questrom’s Sanaz Mobasseri suggests that spikes in violent crime in an employer’s neighborhood can lead to still bleaker odds for black applicants.