The well-documented gender-based confidence gap can put women at a disadvantage in the workplace, according to researchers. It also presents a significant management challenge for organizations that want to hire, retain and promote women.
A new study from Bauer College Associate Professor Dejun “Tony” Kong identifies a shadow side of such idiosyncratic deals (i-deals), particularly related to work tasks — the potential for co-workers to react negatively to an arrangement that works so well for a fellow employee.
Innovation is more than a buzzword at Bauer College — it’s a dynamic approach to higher education that is essential in the midst of numerous business disruptions across a wide range of industries.
The University of Houston Bauer College of Business Executive Education program will partner with Katoen Natie Gulf Coast, a global supplier of logistics and applied engineering solutions, to offer customized executive development to high-potential employees.
Recent research from Steve Werner, professor and chair of Bauer College’s Department of Management & Leadership, suggests some things to look for that may be correlated with less gender discrimination.
As Dusya Vera has studied and identified leadership characteristics, she’s found that one quality inevitably elicits skepticism from her MBA students: The growing body of research that suggests cultivating a humble work culture leads to success.