In the modern workplace gender equality is not a gender issue, it is a social and business issue. It impacts upon the effectiveness of society and it impacts the effectiveness of a business. Through the lens of social identity, we can identify the difficulties faced by women in the modern workplace. Join us as Engineers Australia Auditorium or online and share their insights into the issues faced in all industries and allow us to see beyond the glass ceilings.
To show us a way to create a shared social identity which can move us forward when we recognise that inequality is a collective experience based upon a shared social identity.
To translate the perceived inequality into collective action and to discover the common ground as we move through the demanding expectations and cultures of the business world.
To provide strategies to alleviate the inequalities that pervade the modern workplace.
CPD hours: 1
Professor Alex Haslam, UQ Laureate Fellow, School of Psychology, University of Queensland
Alex Haslam is Professor of Psychology and Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland. His widely cited research focuses on the study of leadership, group, and identity processes in organizational and health contexts. Together with over 300 co-authors around the world, Alex has written and edited 15 books and published over 250 peer-reviewed articles on these topics. He is best known for work with Steve Reicher on the BBC Prison Study, and for work with Michelle Ryan which examines the "glass cliff" that is often faced by female leaders. He is a former Chief Editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology and currently Associate Editor of The Leadership Quarterly.
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