What managers can do to keep women in engineering

Fernando, Dulini and Cohen, Laurie and Duberley, Joanne (2018) What managers can do to keep women in engineering. Harvard Business Review . ISSN 0017-8012

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Abstract

Engineering faces a serious gender-based retention problem. Despite all the efforts encouraging women to study engineering, over 40% of highly skilled women who enter the field end up leaving. Much has been written about why women in the field leave, but researchers wanted to better understand what encourages women to stay. In-depth, one-on-one interviews with 34 women engineers in two UK firms found that certain forms of support, such as stretch assignments, personalized feedback, and an inclusive environment, made it easier for these women to succeed in the field.

Item Type: Article
RIS ID: https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/938002
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Social Sciences > Nottingham University Business School
Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2018 11:04
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 19:40
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/52502

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