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Editorial Overview: Advancing Women in Business

by Lisa S. Kaplowitz, Kristina M. Durante

The Rutgers Center for Women in Business (CWIB) is honored to serve as guest editor for this special edition of the Rutgers Business Review as we spotlight...

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Male Allies Must Publicly Advocate and Sponsor

by David G. Smith, W. Brad Johnson

Recent evidence suggests that women are under-sponsored and, therefore, don’t advance as rapidly as men in many organizations. Sponsorship entails advocating by...

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Gender Differences in Communicative Abstraction and their Organizational Implications

by Priyanka D. Joshi , Cheryl J. Wakslak, Laura Huang, Gil Appel

Our research shows that men and women differ in their use of communicative abstraction, with men using more abstract communication than women. We provide...

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Advancing Diversity Training

by Mason Ameri, Lisa M. Amoroso, Terri R. Kurtzberg

Diversity training sessions have become a mainstay in professional life as a way to address concerns surrounding bias and discrimination. Drawing from the...

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Creating a Space for Women Entrepreneurs

by Sara L. Cochran

Women entrepreneurs are an untapped resource in many entrepreneurial ecosystems, with the opportunity to be the future of American economic growth. This article...

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Getting to Gutsy: Using Personal Policies to Enhance (and Reclaim) Agency in The Workplace

by Vanessa M. Patrick

This article introduces the concept of personal policies defined as simple rules based on one’s values, priorities, principles and preferences that guide one’s...

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Outdated Gender Norms Continue to Haunt Women’s Workplace Advancement

by Kristina M. Durante, Alexis Rittweger

Despite women’s gains in today’s workplace, there is still a long way to go toward gender parity. One factor contributing to inequity is social norms related to...

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Pathways to Gender Equity in Leadership: More Than a Seat at The Table

by Nancy DiTomaso, Catrina Palmer Johnson

The burgeoning literature on gender inequality and the increasing attention to women’s leadership roles make it difficult to see the broader picture of where...

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