Flexibility at work: Who’s bending and what’s broken?

Flexible workplaces are often been heralded as the answer to issues of work-life conflict.  Researchers have found that flexible work arrangements—practices and policies allowing employees greater control over when, where and for how long they work—are associated with greater productivity and employee satisfaction.  Many U.S. companies have taken note and jumped on board, showcasing impressive […]

The Backlash to the Backlash

As someone interested in gender equality in the workplace and in issues of work-life balance, the past year has been filled with headlines of interest.  Beginning with Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in The Atlantic last summer, there has been a frenzy around what successful women have to say about their positions of power, particularly what they […]