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Collaborative leadership can advance participation and inclusion

Shabnam A. Shaikh, Suvi Heikkinen & Anna-Maija Lämsä Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics JSBE, Finland The role of a ‘leader’ occupies a significant position in achieving the organizational wide objectives such as increasing employee motivation, minimizing employee turnover as well as advancing equality and fairness in the organization. Generally speaking, leadership is not … Continue reading “Collaborative leadership can advance participation and inclusion”

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Gender Stereotypes Limit Women’s Opportunities in Working Life in India

Anna-Maija Lämsä University of Jyväskylä, School of Business and Economics Jyväskylä, Finland Nina Muncherji Institute of Management, Nirma University Ahmedabad, India Only women can be caregivers and raise children. Women should stay at home. Women’s careers are not as important as men’s. These examples are not facts but gender stereotypes. They are typical in India … Continue reading “Gender Stereotypes Limit Women’s Opportunities in Working Life in India”

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The work–family relationship – what is the role of men?

Dr. Anna-Maija Lämsä Professor University of Jyväskylä, School of Business and Economics, Finland Dr. Suvi Heikkinen Assistant Professor University of Jyväskylä, School of Business and Economics, Finland Scholars, politicians and practitioners are paying increasing attention to the work–family relationship. Work and family (and non-work life in general) have a significant yet complex interdependency. Various changes … Continue reading “The work–family relationship – what is the role of men?”

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Hely Gadecha in Conversation with Nina Muncherji

HelyGadhecha* is a certified Investment Advisor, serving over 300 families and many corporates since over 4 years. Hely Gadhecha aims to provide hassle-free and understandable investment options to existing investors, women, youth and retired individuals. Nominated as “Women Leaders to look up to in 2021” by a global magazine Passion Vista and bagging regional and … Continue reading “Hely Gadecha in Conversation with Nina Muncherji”

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One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world” Malala Yousafzai.

Begoña has recently joined our RAINBOW project. She has experience working in four different child migrants’ protection centres, becoming director of two of them. She has worked in an International Cooperation project on Gender Equality in Ecuador, and she also has been in Mozambique collaborating with an Educational Psychology project. As a result of her … Continue reading “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world” Malala Yousafzai.”

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No looking back: Journey of empowered Indian women

By: Ms. Neha Sharma Manager: Centre Outreach and Counselling Intervention RAINBOW CENTRE BIMTECH A spiritual genius of intellect and power, Swami Vivekananda once quoted, “The best thermometer to the progress of a nation is its treatment of its women. There is no chance for the welfare of the world unless the condition of women is … Continue reading “No looking back: Journey of empowered Indian women”

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Empowering women- Empowering generations

By: Prof. Shibani Banerjee, SPSU Each of the original eight colours present in the rainbow represent an idea: pink for sexuality, red for life, orange for healing, yellow for sun, green for nature, blue for art, indigo for harmony, and violet for spirit. Keeping these colours in mind the Rainbow center logo for SPSU has … Continue reading “Empowering women- Empowering generations”

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The Gender Pay-Gap on the Example of Austria

By: Julia Handl, FH JOANNEUM Ms. Julia Handl has written a bachelor thesis on the topic of the gender pay gap in Austria.Much of what she found might also be interesting for other countries and environments. The following blog entry aims to summarize her findings. The literature-based and empirical research for this scientific paper was … Continue reading “The Gender Pay-Gap on the Example of Austria”

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Diversity and its effects in organizations

Minna Liikanen, University teacher, University of Jyvaskyla School of Business and Economics JSBE, Finland, minna.t.liikanen@jyu.fi Anna-Maija Lamsa, Professor, Vice Dean, University of Jyvaskyla School of Business and Economics JSBE, Finland, anna-maija.lamsa@jyu.fi To meet multiple and complex demands in contemporary work life, organizations need to attract and retain women and other minorities. Workforce diversity has become … Continue reading “Diversity and its effects in organizations”

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Women and Career- Career Challenges for young women

Prof.Shibani Banerjee, Department of English, Sir Padampat Singhania University,Udaipur Beatriz González del Valle, Project Officer, INCOMA, Spain From times immemorial woman has been looked not as an individual but as an instrument who is there to support, seek approval and please man. It is indeed very clear in the term itself ‘woman’ as per the … Continue reading “Women and Career- Career Challenges for young women”

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