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The Glass Cliff

Thank You, Dr. Beverly Scott

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Leave Dr. Scott alone, and show up and vote in your local elections if you actually care about fixing the MBTA. The voters have let the state legislature stagnate, and now we are reaping the consequences of our fatal disinterest.

Why We Hire Women And Minorities To Clean Up Our Messes

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business

What do President Barack Obama and General Motors CEO Mary Barra have in common? They’re both prominent examples of our tendency to push minorities ...

Women, The Glass Cliff, And Defying the Odds

Barbara Lee | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
Barbara Lee

The glass cliff is defined as companies tapping women leaders in times of crisis, when the odds are stacked against anyone's success. Marissa Mayer taking the reins at Yahoo is the most recent and high-profile example. The experience isn't specific to women in business, however.

Do Corporate Women's Groups Matter?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.21.2011 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We're starting to see the term "gender fatigue." We've been talking so long about female equality in the workplace that it feels like arguing that women should have the right to vote.