About 6 years ago

11/05/2016 - Midnight Reads: An Activist for the Poor Joins Pepsi’s Board. Is That Ethical?

An Activist for the Poor Joins Pepsi’s Board. Is That Ethical?
– The New York Times
Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation and prominant anti-poverty advocate has joined the Board of Directors of PepsiCo. He has long championed the link between obesity and poverty and will be a force for change within the company. Is this the beginning of a new era?

One Way to Ensure Equal Pay for Men and Women
– The Atlantic
The private sector doesn’t compensate women fairly. Can it learn anything from the federal hiring process? Federal jobs tie salary to the job itself, not the individual hired to fill it.

A Little-Noticed Fact About Trade: It’s No Longer Rising
– The New York Times
For the first time since World War II, trade with other nations has declined during a period of U.S. economic growth. There are also signs that the slowdown is becoming structural. Developed nations appear to be backing away from globalization.

Is Your Office Layout Causing Gender Bias?
– Fast Company
Research by the University of Toronto found that work teams made up mostly of women tend to be egalitarian, sharing leadership roles, while work groups made up mostly of men favor hierarchical structures. The men’s design leads to a lack of mentorship and interactions, which can be a contributing factor to women not advancing – they simply don’t have as much visibility.