Category: ‘Human Resources’

Pay Differences Among College Students: Are Women the Weaker Sex?

December 7, 2012 Posted by admin

Collette M. Arens Batesa* and Joe Dobsonb
aDepartment of Business, Mount Mercy University
1330 Elmhurst Drive, NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402, USA
Department of Management & Marketing, Western Illinois University
1 University Circle, Macomb, IL  61455, U.S.A.

Our society continues to indicate real remnants of gender discrimination.  One artifact of this discrimination is the gender gap in pay that remains after all other known factors are controlled for.  While many explanations are offered for this, one is that women are willing to work for less money by accepting lower salaries.  (more…)

Retaining Generation X Academics in Higher Education Institutions

December 7, 2012 Posted by admin

Pumela Msweli
School of Business Leadership, University of South Africa
PO Box 392, UNISA 0003, South Africa

There is a great need to attract and retain younger generations of faculty to ensure long-term sustainability of higher education institutions. The research reported here provides empirical evidence that Generation X academics in higher education institutions are likely to quit as a result of both lower job satisfaction and reduced organisational commitment. (more…)

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