Friday, December 20, 2013

THE GENDER GAP IN PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENTS; CAUSE AND EFFECT ESSAY


Gender inequality still remains a problem in certain parts of the world -developing and uderdeveloped countries - especially in business, but is becoming less of a problem in certain others - developed countries - as roles merge. Do your research and discuss:
  • The current situation
  • The changes that are taking place
  • The reasons for the changes
  • The possible repercussions of the changes
Graphs to study and draw conclusions from:
1.       “The gender gap is muted in the professional setting” http://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/thomson-reuters/2013/12/diminishing-gender-gap/53/
Poll findings:
1.       “The professional revolution: poll findings” http://blog.thomsonreuters.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/The-New-Professional-Poll-Findings.pdf
Reading material to annotate
1.       “The knowledge effect: the professional revolution” http://blog.thomsonreuters.com/index.php/the-professional-revolution-2/
2.       “Gender differences within the workplace” http://smallbusiness.chron.com/gender-differences-within-workplace-10512.html ( Make sure to access the related articles on the website)
Videos to watch and make notes on
1.       “What should a woman’s role in the workplace be?” http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/office-moms/5154a3edfe344451e4000113

2.       “Gender roles: women and equality in the workplace” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGspHs2F0gg

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