The newly released Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 videogame could help redefine ageing and masculinity in sport.
Improving gender parity in senior positions has held long-standing air time in the Australian workforce discourse. With women comprising only 15.4% of chief executive officers (CEOs) in Australian organisations and just over one quarter (27.4%) holding other key senior management roles, employer responses have included (although are not limited to) the introduction of gender quotas, […]
What happens when you infantilise the workers in a hyper-masculine workplace like a professional British rugby league club? Loughborough University’s (UK) Professor Christine Coupland discussed just that as a guest of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing’s Seminar Series on Monday (30 November, 2015). Approached by the club’s director with a broad brief of […]
With Australia’s retirement age set to rise to 70, will older tradies be able to keep working? A 2012 federal government skills shortage report highlighted only three trades to be in short supply as a result of the ongoing economic climate. Academic literature, furthermore, tends to focus on the retention and training of younger workers […]