Chapter 13. Setting the Stage: Do Women Want it All?

  1. Amy Marcus-Newhall2,
  2. Diane F. Halpern3 and
  3. Sherylle J. Tan3
  1. V. Sue Molina Retired Partner

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305272.ch13

The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach

The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach

How to Cite

Molina, V. S. (2008) Setting the Stage: Do Women Want it All?, in The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach (eds A. Marcus-Newhall, D. F. Halpern and S. J. Tan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305272.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Scripps College, USA

  2. 3

    Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children, Claremont McKenna College, USA

Author Information

  1. Deloitte & Touche, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163453

Online ISBN: 9781444305272

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Keywords:

  • gender wage gap;
  • why women earn less money than men;
  • percentage of women in occupation - good indicator of how well women will be paid in relation to men;
  • women and how they fare in the workplace;
  • women are leaving the workforce - leaving the traditional corporate workplace;
  • setting the stage - do women want it all?;
  • managing work and family commitments;
  • Deloitte & Touche - launched Initiative for the Retention and Advancement of Women;
  • first critical success factor for any initiative is the full support of top leaders;
  • Can Women Have It All?- next generation of women seeking success on their terms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Have We Closed the Gender Wage Gap?

  • How Have Women Fared in the Workplace?

  • Women are Leaving the Workforce

  • Deloitte & Touche Initiatives

  • Key Critical Success Factors for Women's Initiatives

  • Can Women Have It All?

  • References