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Evidence that gendered wording in job adv... [J Pers Soc Psychol. 2011] - PubMed - NCBI
"Social dominance theory (Sidanius & Pratto, 1999) contends that institutional-level mechanisms exist that reinforce and perpetuate existing group-based inequalities, but very few such mechanisms have been empirically demonstrated. We propose that gendered wording (i.e., masculine- and feminine-themed words, such as those associated with gender stereotypes) may be a heretofore unacknowledged, institutional-level mechanism of inequality maintenance. Employing both archival and experimental analyses, the present research demonstrates that gendered wording commonly employed in job recruitment materials can maintain gender inequality in traditionally male-dominated occupations. Studies 1 and 2 demonstrated the existence of subtle but systematic wording differences within a randomly sampled set of job advertisements. Results indicated that job advertisements for male-dominated areas employed greater masculine wording (i.e., words associated with male stereotypes, such as leader, competiti…"
recruiting  gender  bias  job  work  management  from delicious
may 2014 by dotcode
Lean/Kanban - Crisp AB
halfway house between waterfall and agile. Worth a peek.
agile  kanban  management  process  development  scrum  lean 
april 2010 by dotcode
Talk at Yale: Part 2 of 3 - Joel on Software
management is just an annoying, mundane chore someone has to do so that the smart people can get their work done.
joelonsoftware  joel  career  management  software  development  programming  business 
december 2007 by dotcode
Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : Let there be web divisions
almost no one who makes sites works in their company’s web division. almost no company or organization has a web division. that void on the org chart is one reason we have so many unusable failures where we should be producing great experiences.
business  web  webdesign  management  webdev  technology  interesting 
july 2007 by dotcode

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