Research Papers



Building a Business Case for Gender Diversity

  • Date: Jul 21, 2014 (Originally published: Apr 01, 2013)
  • Author/s: Professor Robert Wood
  • Research Field/s: Diversity & Inclusion
  • Research Topic/s: Gender Equality

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Resilience: Women’s Fit, Functioning and Growth at Work: Indicators and Predictors

A meta-analysis of 103 studies, including 46 studies conducted in male-dominated work environments and… Read more >

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Briefing Note - Resilience: Women’s Fit, Functioning and Growth at Work: Indicators and Predictors

The briefing note for Resilience: Women's Fit, Functioning and Growth at Work: Indicators and… Read more >

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Evaluation Bias and Backlash: Dimensions, Predictors and Implications for Organisations

A meta-analysis of 117 studies that provide rigorous experimental comparisons of men and women who… Read more >

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Briefing Note - Evaluation Bias and Backlash: Dimensions, Predictors and Implications

The briefing note for Evaluation Bias and Backlash: Dimensions, Predictors and Implications for… Read more >

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Targets and Quotas for Women in Leadership

 A Global Review of Policy, Practice, and Psychological Research Read more >

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A Review of the Evidence Regarding Work Life Policies

  • Date: Aug 07, 2014 (Originally published: Jul 01, 2013)
  • Author/s: Professor Robert Wood , Dr. Victor Sojo
  • Research Field/s: Diversity & Inclusion
  • Research Topic/s: Flexible Work Arrangements, Gender Equality, Work-Life Policies

A review of research and government and industry reports regarding the impacts of work life polices… Read more >

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Ethical Leadership Framework

  • Date: Sep 08, 2014 (Originally published: Nov 01, 2009)
  • Author/s: Professor Robert Wood
  • Research Field/s: Ethical Leadership
  • Research Topic/s: Ethics, Leadership

Ethical leadership requires more than values. Values such as care, justice, integrity and respect are… Read more >

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Developing Female Leaders: Addressing Gender Bias in Global Mobility

In many global organisations, international experience is viewed as a pre-requisite for executive and… Read more >

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Harmful Workplace Experiences and Women’s Occupational Well-being: A Meta-Analysis

We report a meta-analytic review of studies examining the relations among harmful workplace experiences… Read more >

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“When boys will be boys, should women be women (and know their place?)” Research under review

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What We Talk about When We Talk about Morality

  • Date: Jun 29, 2016 (Originally published: May 15, 2016)
  • Author/s: Dr. Melissa Wheeler , Dr. Simon M. Laham
  • Research Field/s: Ethical Leadership
  • Research Topic/s: Ethics, Flexible Work Arrangements, Moral Justifications

Deontological, Consequentialist, and Emotive Language Use in Justifications across Foundation-specific… Read more >

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Reporting Regimes, Targets, and Quotas for Women in Leadership

Reporting regimes, targets, and quotas have been implemented in several countries as ways to increase… Read more >

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