by Caroline | Oct 14, 2014 | balance of masculine and feminine, Gender difference, gender roles, generational differences, Generations at work, male allies, work and family, work life balance |
This is another look at the intersection of gender and generational differences in the workplace. There are values and perspectives that women in general share with those of younger generations (Gen X and Millennial). Views of gender roles have evolved, causing a natural alliance between women and the younger groups, who are more likely to see women as equals and even to demonstrate more balance between masculine and feminine approaches. This could mean a critical mass to create workplaces where both men and women can reach their potential — and thrive!
by Caroline | Nov 14, 2012 | Business Case, Business Results, causes of disengagement, Inclusive leadership, invisible mind-sets, male allies, progress of women |
Gender diversity at the top will happen only if men becomes allies for the cause. Allies are most likely to be found among three types of men: (1) men who get that their businesses — and they personally — will make more money with gender diversity in leadership; (2) men who have experienced being an outsider or are close to someone who has experienced discrimination; (3) men with daughters who have a personal interest in seeing barriers removed.