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by Michael White and Deborah Smeaton For at least 20 years the most valuable corporate asset has been in decline.   In survey after survey, experienced managers and professionals report lower job satisfaction and lower organizational commitment. And this deterioration in job attitudes predicts more quits and reduced job performance.  This is the main message from …

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by Janette Dill, Kim Price-Glynn and Carter Rakovski It is well documented that occupations that involve paid care work – work that contributes to the physical, mental, social, and/or emotional well-being of others and whose primary labor process involves face-to-face relationships with those they care for – are devalued in comparison to occupations that do …

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by Jacob C. Day As we enter February, the coaching carousel of job changes that accompanies the end of every college football season is winding down. All head coaching vacancies at the highest level of college football—NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS)—have been filled, but many assistant coaches are still searching for new jobs, better jobs, …

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by David Jacobs “It is our job to glory in inequality and to see that talents and abilities are given vent and ex­pres­sion for the benefit of us all.” –  Margaret Thatcher “A quick glance at the curves describing wealth inequality or the capital/income ratio is enough to show that politics is ubiquitous and that …

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by Andrea Gómez Cervantes and ChangHwan Kim Racial divisions between black and white have marked American society throughout history. Color lines have been synonym to racial division and social inequality. Recently, the demographic composition of the country has changed, becoming more diverse due to growing new immigrants and multiracial populations. It is predicted that by …

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by Devah Pager & David S. Pedulla Discrimination in hiring continues to limit the opportunities available to racial minorities, with important consequences for their economic security and career trajectories. But, how do racial minorities respond to this reality when they are searching for employment? Some argue that job seekers tailor their searches in ways that …

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In early June, it came to light that last October, Walt Disney World Orlando eliminated the jobs of 250 data systems employees. The move made national news not because so many workers became jobless, but because Disney offered a severance bonus to employees who remained with the firm long enough to train the young immigrant workers who would assume …

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