Childcare is not a family issue, it is a business issue. It affects how we work, when we work and for many, why we work. Moving forward, employer-provided child care could also influence where we work. It is up to businesses to think creatively about ways to build the childcare infrastructure we need to help working parents keep working for their families, and the economy as a whole.
Female physicians burn out faster than their male colleagues, according to research by Tim Hoff, professor of management, healthcare systems and health policy at Northeastern. Illustration by Hannah Moore/Northeastern University
Jamie Ladge highlights the urgency of widely available child care to including working parents, especially mothers, in the workforce post-pandemic.
President Biden's infrastructure plan includes child care provisions, which Northeastern ‘shecession' researchers say are essential for welcoming women back to the workforce.
Accommodating remote work trends post-COVID will be a learning curve for workplaces, say Northeastern researchers.
Jamie Ladge's co-authored study examines systemic inequities in the healthcare field and finds that a “hero” status isn't what medical professionals want. Photo: Brian Ach/AP Images for NYC Healthcare Heroes.
Launched this year, the Bradford-Osborne Research Award is the first national award to recognize research published in peer-reviewed journals that contributes to advancing the growth of businesses owned by people of color. Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Venkat Kuppuswamy received the award for his co-authored 2017 Management Science paper, “The Colorblind Crowd? Founder Race and Performance in Crowdfunding.”
There can be no perfect model for working motherhood, Jamie Ladge points out in her new book, because each case is unique to the circumstances of the parents and their children.
Professor Joe Raelin explains why leadership is more than the heroics of a single leader, that it occurs within a set of practices, and that learning about leadership will require a shift from leader development to leadership development.
Professor Wertheim explores the prisoner's dilemma in the context of important policy deliberations.