From Amazon’s Mechanical Turk to Fiverr, TaskRabbit, Upwork and Behance, gig platforms are everywhere. If you need something done, whether it’s a simple … Read more
Stephanie Thomas, Ph.D., is a lecturer in the Department of Economics at Cornell University. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on economic theory and labor economics in the College of Arts and Sciences and in Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Throughout her career, Stephanie has completed research on a variety of topics including wage determination, pay gaps and inequality, and performance-based compensation systems. She frequently provides expert commentary in media outlets such as The New York Times, CBC, and NPR, and has published papers in a variety of journals.
If you’re like most companies, you provide stock options, restricted stock grants, and other long-term-incentives to your senior executives. But do … Read more
What does the ideal organization look like? Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones have been looking at this question for more than three years. Their research found … Read more
Have you read Sheryl Sandberg‘s new book Lean In? If not, you’ve probably heard about it. It’s receiving rave reviews and generating a … Read more
It’s hard to believe that the FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) was signed into law 20 years ago. How has the FMLA impacted employers, workers and … Read more
After reviewing the EEOC’s newly-approved Strategic Enforcement Plan, there are no surprises for employers when it comes to identifying where to … Read more