Gendered Jobs, How to Sleep, Too Busy for Friends
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1279
- Aug 26, 2017 4:00 pm
- 2:25:20 mins
How a job acquires a gender (20:20) Laura Doering is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Organization, McGill University. Professor Doering researches the impact of sociological forces on economic development in emerging markets. Her work examines how factors like personal relationships, status characteristics, household constraints, and spatial location shape economic outcomes for entrepreneurs and organizations. Ph.D. in Sociology and Business Administration, University of Chicago. Why is it that some jobs are seen as best suited for women and other jobs are for men? Women are assigned receptionist, nursing, and childcare while men get construction, mechanic, and managerial jobs. Laura Doering explains how Gender bias in the workplace can disadvantage women and men. How to Sleep (1:06:08) Dr. James Hamblin is a writer and senior editor at The Atlantic. He hosts the video series If Our Bodies Could Talk, for which he was a finalist in the Webby awards for Best Web Personality. After medical school at Indiana University, he did three years of residency before joining The Atlantic to develop a health section and write. In a society where we feel like we have a lack of things, one of the top things on most of our list is the coveted nighttime Zzzzzs. Sleep is one of those things that we seemingly can’t get enough of. Here to speak with us today is Dr. James Hamblin, the author of If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body. talks about the importance of sleep. Being Too Busy for Friends Won't Help Your Career (1:54:48) Neal Roese, Ph.D., is a globally recognized theorist and expert in the psychology of judgment and decision-making. His research examines basic cognitive processes underlying choice, focusing on how people think about decision options, make predictions about the future, and revise understandings of the past. He is the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is jointly appointed as Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University. He teaches MBA, Ph.D., and executive education audiences about the psychology of decision making, consumer behavior, and brand strategy. Today, it is harder to maintain friendships than ever before with our busy schedules and demanding careers. Friendship is changing in this modern age of technology, and people now have larger social networks with weaker intimate ties. However, it is still just as important to prioritize stronger friendships, because having these friendships helps you to perform better at work and even to earn more. Neal Roese discusses why being too busy for friends won’t help with your career.