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Gender differences at work

Relish competence or seek a challenge?

13 Aug, 2018
People who love their jobs get different things out of it - and there’s a difference between women and men when it comes to job satisfaction.
New Master of Business for AUT students

Postgrad degree boosts career prospects

07 Aug, 2018
AUT Business School’s new one-year Master of Business Management opens up options for graduates wanting to move into a rewarding career in management.
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Working 4-day weeks for 5 days' pay?

30 Jul, 2018
A four-day week trial showed that if workers have more control over their job, they feel and perform better.
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Four-day work week gets the tick

19 Jul, 2018
AUT researcher runs the research ruler over a company’s trial of a four-day working week and finds it measures up.
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Striving to make algorithms fair

04 Jul, 2018
AUT Centre for Social Data Analytics co-director Rhema Vaithianathan spoke to science journal Nature about algorithms, bias and fairness.
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How office design can isolate women

03 Jul, 2018
Open plan offices are thought to promote teamwork and discussion but women are finding them hard places to work.
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Changing names to boost job prospects

03 Jul, 2018
Migrants are using "more Kiwi-sounding" names to increase their chance of finding employment, says Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio.
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Plain English boosts policy outcomes

25 Jun, 2018
Research points to benefits of using plain language and social media to connect central bank policies with the public.
Income hit for mums

Income hit for mums

30 May, 2018
Parenthood increases the gender pay gap with mothers facing a wage penalty.
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5 questions: Prof Helena Cooper-Thomas

25 May, 2018
We asked Professor of Organisational Behaviour Helena Cooper-Thomas five questions about her research at the time of her Inaugural Professorial Address.