Current Issues regarding Family Caregiving and Gender Equality in Japan: Male Caregivers and the Interplay between Caregiving and Masculinities
This article examines how workplace conditions affect the ambitions of female employees regarding promotion. The author concludes that while women on average have less ambition for promotion compared to men, the management styles of supervisors and efforts of a company to promote career advancement for its employees can have important effects on ambition.
Read the full article here. (07/12/16, Japan Labor Review)
This article talks about how the Japanese government regards the importance of the female workforce for economic growth. Although companies are trying to offer more flexibility towards female workers, women still have a hard time working due to gender discrimination.
Read the full article here. (01/01/15, New York Times)
This article talks about how Japan lacks female business leaders considering the fact that Nicole Seligman, the president of Sony Corporation of America and Sony Entertainment Inc., was the only female executive included in the top-earner list of Japan's Nikkei 225 companies in 2014.
Read the full article here. (08/18/14, Bloomberg)
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