Gender and Work: Challenging Conventional Wisdom

February 28 - March 1, 2013

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Organizer

Organizational Behavior Unit

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Contact Information

Colleen Ammerman
E-mail: cammerman@hbs.edu

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Schedule

Feb 27
6:00- 8:00 PM

Wine & Cheese Reception

Kennedy Room, The Charles Hotel
1 Bennett Street (Harvard Square)
There will be a shuttle bus to the Charles for attendees staying at the Doubletree Suites. The shuttle will pick up guests at the Doubletree at 5:45pm; the shuttle will depart the Charles at 8:00pm.

Feb 28
8:30- 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Williams Room, Spangler Center, Harvard Business School

9:00- 9:15 AM

Welcome

Williams Room

9:15- 10:15 AM

Session 1: Stereotypes

  • Toni Schmader, University of British Columbia
    The Biases that Bind Us: How Stereotypes Constrain How We Think and Who We Become
  • Theresa Vescio, Pennsylvania State University
    Sugar-Coated Discrimination: How Subtle Sexism Undermines Women
  • Jack Dovidio, Yale University
    Included but Invisible? The Benefits and Costs of Inclusion

 

Williams Room

10:15- 11:30 AM

Discussion

Williams Room

11:30- 11:45 AM

Break

Williams Room

11:45- 1:00 PM

Lunch and Keynote Address (keynote begins at 12:15)


Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School
The Interplay of Structure and Behavior: How System Dynamics Can Explain and Change Outcomes by Gender or Social Category

Williams Room

1:00- 2:00 PM

Session 2: Backlash and the Double Bind

  • Robert Livingston, Northwestern University
    Is Agentic Backlash Inevitable?: A Nuanced Examination of Agency and How it Affects Black and White Women Leaders
  • Peter Glick, Lawrence University
    BS at Work: How Benevolent Sexism Undermines Women and Justifies Backlash
  • Amy Cuddy, Harvard Business School
    Punishment and Prescribed Overcompensation for "Deviant Moms": How Race and Work Status Affect Judgments of Moms

 

Williams Room

2:00- 3:15 PM

Discussion

Williams Room

3:15-3:30 PM

Break

Williams Room

3:30- 4:30 PM

Session 3: Difference

  • Alice Eagly, Northwestern University
    Women As Leaders: Leadership Style Versus Leaders’ Goals
  • Ella Bell, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
    Right Before Your Eyes: Observations as to Why Conversations on Gender Differences Don’t Tell the Full Story
  • Hannah Riley Bowles, Harvard Kennedy School and Laura Kray, University of California, Berkeley
    Negotiation is a Man’s Game: Ultimate Truth or Enduring Myth?

 

Williams Room

4:30- 5:45 PM

Discussion

Williams Room

6:30- 7:30 PM

Cocktail Reception

Kresge Hall Lounge, Harvard Business School

7:30- 9:00 PM

Dinner

Kresge Hall South Terrace, Harvard Business School

Mar 01
8:30 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Williams Room

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Session 1: Work/Family

  • Shelley Correll, Stanford University
    Minimizing the Motherhood Penalty: What Works, What Doesn’t and Why?
  • Pamela Stone, City University of New York
    "Opting Out"—NOT: Challenging Stereotypes and Creating Real Options for Women in the Professions
  • Irene Padavic, Florida State University and Robin Ely, Harvard Business School
    The Work-Family Narrative as a Social Defense

 

Williams Room

10:00- 11:15 PM

Discussion

Williams Room

11:15- 11:30 AM

Break

Williams Room

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Session 2: Practitioner Panel

  • Jennifer Allyn, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Cathy Benko, Deloitte
  • Joanna Barsh, McKinsey & Company
  • Robin Ely, Moderator

Williams Room

12:30- 1:30 PM

Lunch

Williams Room

1:30- 2:30 PM

Session 3: Organizational Change

  • Leslie Perlow, Harvard Business School
    Helping Women by Helping Men, Improving Lives by Improving Work: Creating Better Work and Better Lives for Everyone
  • William Bielby, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Interventions That Work: Alternative Paths to Minimizing Workplace Gender Bias
  • Kate Kellogg, MIT Sloan School of Management
    Create Relational Spaces for Transformational Change

 

Williams Room

2:30 - 3:45 PM

Discussion

Williams Room

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wrap-up

Williams Room

Transportation between campus and the Doubletree and the Charles will be provided.

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Harvard University shuttle bus will depart the Doubletree Suites at 8:15 am. Harvard University shuttle bus will depart the Charles Hotel at 8:15 am. Two buses will depart HBS from the Spangler Patio at 9:00 pm, one dropping off at the Doubletree and one dropping off at the Charles Hotel.

Friday, March 1, 2013 Harvard University shuttle bus will depart the Doubletree Suites at 8:15 am. Harvard University shuttle bus will depart the Charles Hotel at 8:15 am. Two buses will depart HBS from the Spangler Patio at 5:15 pm, one dropping off at the Doubletree Suites and one dropping off at the Charles Hotel.