Paludi, Michele.

Women, Work, and Family : How Companies Thrive with a 21st-Century Multicultural Workforce - Westport : ABC-CLIO, 2014. - 1 online resource (249 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I: WHY WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION? -- 1. Women, Work, and How It's Changing -- 2. Work-Life Integration: A Personal Reflection -- 3. A Journey to Achieve Work-Life Integration -- 4. Work-Life Integration: A Woman's Story -- 5. Inequality in the Division of Household Labor and Childcare -- 6. Implicit Bias and Employment Discrimination -- 7. To Return or Not to Return: Women and the Balance between Work and Life -- 8. Why Work-Life Integration Is Essential for Individuals and Organizations 9. The Evolution of Women in the Workforce -- PART II: CULTURAL CONSIDERATIONS OF WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION -- 10. Acts of Dignity: Women of Color Balancing Work and Family -- 11. The Paradox for Advancing Women in Paid Work and Public Life in Post-EEO Era -- 12. Czech Female Professionals and Entrepreneurs between Family and Career -- PART III: WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION STRATEGIES -- 13. Toward a Mother-Friendly Workplace: Workplace Flexibility Intervention Outcomes -- 14. Making It Work for Women, Children, and the Job -- 15. Valuing Lesbian and Gay Parenting in the Workplace 16. Promoting Employees' Work-Life Balance: Work, Organizational, and Technological Factors -- 17. Part-Time Employment for Women: Implications for Women and Their Children -- 18. Moving Beyond Offering Flexible Work Arrangements -- 19. Sandwiched In: Women as Child and Elder Caregivers and Employers' Responses -- Index -- About the Editor and the Contributors

A half-century after the women's movement of the 1960s, women still have not achieved equality in the workplace, in part because the burdens of family still fall largely upon their shoulders. This in-depth review examines legislation, social-science research, and human resources management practices dealing with women's integration of work and life roles. It explores the context and theory that explain new workplace trends and realities, and it offers practical recommendations on how women and companies can cope. The book is based on the premise that to attract and retain top talent and be

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Sex discrimination in employment.
Women -- Employment.
Work and family.
Working mothers.


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