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Women Face Dishonesty More Often Than Men During Negotiations

Women in business negotiations face more deceit than men, according to new research.

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Baylor Professor’s New Research Geared to Keep Women from Fleeing IT Profession

Research by Baylor University professor shows employers and experts where to invest resources to reverse the exodus of women from the IT workforce.

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Women Who ‘Lean in’ Often Soon Leave Engineering Careers, Study Finds

Nearly 40 percent of women who earn engineering degrees quit the profession or never enter the field, and for those who leave, poor workplace climates and mistreatment by managers and co-workers are common reasons, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention.

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‘30% Club’ Could Work Here with Better Defined Objectives

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A group of two dozen corporate leaders, including Warren Buffet, is trying to influence American companies to increase the number of women in positions of senior leadership. The effort, called the 30% Club, is an expansion of an effort in Great Britain to increase female corporate board representation there to 30 percent by the end of 2015. But can it work in the United States? Maybe, with more defined objectives, says an expert on women in the workplace at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Study: Women Leaders Perceived as Effective as Male Counterparts

When it comes to being perceived as effective leaders, women are rated as highly as men, and sometimes higher - a finding that speaks to society's changing gender roles and the need for a different management style in today's globalized workplace, according to a meta-analysis published by the American Psychological Association.

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McGill Experts: International Women’s Day

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Business Survival 101 – Put a Woman in Charge

The key to long-term survival for many businesses is having a woman in charge, according to Cornell University researchers. Many businesses survive longer under female ownership, according to research by Michele Williams, assistant professor of organizational behavior in the ILR School, and Arturs Kalnins, associate professor of strategy at the School of Hotel Administration.

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Who Says Girls Can’t Code?

Coding is often thought of as male activity, but students at Wellesley College, an all-women’s college outside of Boston, are challenging that notion.

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Women Hold Record-Breaking Number of Leadership Positions at U.Va. Darden School

Women comprise 35 percent of the Class of 2014 at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, the School’s highest proportion of women to date.

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Washington University in St. Louis Bucks Global Trend in Female Entrepreneurship

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A recent report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor indicates that there are significantly fewer female entrepreneurs than male entrepreneurs around the world. This is not the case, however, at Washington University in St. Louis, where more than 40 percent of successful companies started by recent graduates through the university’s business entrepreneurship courses have been founded by women.

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