Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce: Beyond Best Practices (BOK)

Donna J. Dean, Janet B. Koster

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Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce offers strategies and proven recommendations to accommodate work/life satisfaction for those in the STEM fields. Using real-life case studies, this book discusses universal issues such as dual careers and strategic decision making, childcare/dependent care in professional contexts, promoting family-friendly policies, as well as mentoring and networking. Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce provides data and tools to drive successful programs relaying proactive solutions that STEM employers, academic institutions, policy-makers, and individuals can utilize. It distills and leverages best practices and internationally transportable policies to support and accommodate STEM work/life satisfaction. It serves as an action plan to help STEM employers, policy makers and academic institutions identify and create systemic change. It includes case studies and practical tools sections to highlight effective integration strategies. It addresses a variety of work/life challenges, including supporting travel for dual-career couples, making strategic choices around work/life issues, and overcoming implicit bias.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Donna J. Dean, Janet B. Koster
Forlag
ACADEMIC PRESS
ISBN 9780128002155
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 321 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Robotics