Articles from MIT Sloan about gender and management.
Altering gendered language in job postings doesn’t attract more women
A new MIT Sloan study finds that tweaking the amount of masculine or feminine language in online job postings doesn’t increase gender diversity in the applicant pool.
How this former CEO traded anxiety for mindfulness
Executive coach Amy Kimball helps clients facing challenges at work choose reactions that are aligned with their values.
How 3 female leaders are breaking barriers in their industries
Managers from Salesforce, RSM, and Research Grid share how they overcame career hurdles and what they’re doing to be inclusive allies.
How this CEO followed her curiosity to success
Founder and CEO Amanda von Goetz talks about her unconventional education, ignoring perceived projections, and her company’s “organic diversity.”
Women and leadership: How to have a healthy relationship with power
MIT Sloan’s Fiona Murray and Elsbeth Johnson on understanding positional power and ways women can reach the next level of leadership.
How one VC found a flexible second career after having kids
Founder and angel investor Marla Shapiro talks safe spaces for vulnerability, the “motherhood penalty,” and when it’s OK to drop the ball.
4 workplace barriers for women and how to dismantle them
In their book “You Should Smile More,” six former Pepsi executives share insights and solutions to gender biases that push women out of the workforce.
How to draft a letter to a workplace harasser
A well-structured letter starts with facts, incorporates feelings, and concludes with a solution, according to MIT Sloan negotiation expert Mary Rowe.
This VP of transformation has a 4-point plan to uplift all employees
Messer Americas’ Patricia Hargil on being a visible leader, pacing herself, and letting go of perfectionism.
How this clean tech exec connects climate to gender equity
CarbonBuilt’s Cindy McLaughlin encourages walking meetings and “anytime vacation” for improved well-being.