Despite progress in the 1960s and 1970s, the desegregation of US employment has largely ground to a halt.
In new research, Professor John-Paul Ferguson finds that individual workplaces have actually become more segregated over the past three decades.
In a byline for Getting Smart, Professor Patricia Hewlin explores the tangible impact that universities can make when it comes to increasing the representation of women and minorities in leadership.
Noting a steady rise in international applicants to the Desautels MBA, Professor Alfred Jaeger, Academic Director of MBA Programs, comments on what draws international applicants to Canada.
Authors: Roberto M. Fernandez and Brian Rubineau
Publication: RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, March 2019, Vol. 5, Issue 3, 88-102
In a recent WorkLife podcast by Adam Grant, he delves into the power of authenticity in the workplace as a means for happier, more productive workers. Along the way, he grounds his discussion in Professor Patricia Hewlin’s research on facades of conformity at work.
According to a study co-authored by Professor Brian Rubineau, female engineers find consistent evidence that their profession is not an objective meritocracy, but embrace the belief that it is – thus further perpetuating gender (and other) inequalities.
Citing recent research co-authored by Professor John-Paul Ferguson, Vox explores how racial segregation in American workplaces has gotten worse over the last generation, suggesting that the shadows of residential segregation follow individuals wherever they go during the day.
Watch as Professor Patricia Hewlin explores the dimensions of authenticity in life and work with McGill’s New York alumnae chapter on February 9, 2019.
“When people stretch themselves a bit more and begin to incorporate more of their values in their work and lives, it’s so much more fulfilling...when authenticity is done well it’s generative,” says Prof. Hewlin.
Businesses with sights set on boosting their performance may want to take a closer look at the people they are hiring. According to research co-authored by Professor Patricia Hewlin, employees with a calling are bound to be strong performers.
As leadership lessons from the world of jazz gain traction in business, Desautels Faculty Lecturer Jay Hewlin co-leads an experiential workshop at McGill to reveal the links between jazz and key business topics like management and negotiation.
The Faculty Research Workload Committee (RWC) has completed its review of applications submitted by tenured faculty to fill the currently vacant Faculty Scholar Award slots.
The Faculty is pleased to congratulate the following recipients of the Desautels Scholar Awards (effective September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2021):
The prevailing belief among employers is that it’s becoming more difficult to find and retain the top talent, especially among younger generations.
However, according to Professor Matissa Hollister, the reality is more nuanced.
An article for Fast Company refers to the research co-authored by Professor Jean-Nicolas Reyt that describes how greater role integration is required at work where new technologies pervade and affect work demands.
The article argues that, within this context, success belongs to those who can see the big picture and find meaning despite challenging conditions.
Professor Patricia Hewlin’s co-authored article entitled, “How do callings relate to job performance? The role of organizational commitment and ideological contract fulfillment,” was nominated by the editors of Human Relations as one of the top papers published in 2018.