Organizational Design

S Anukriti

S Anukriti

Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Boston College,
Research Affiliate at the Institute for Labor Economics (IZA), Fellow of the Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia University,
WAPPP Fellow

S Anukriti is an economist whose research examines how economic outcomes are shaped by social norms and public policy. Her research interests lie in the fields of development economics, demography, political economy, and the economics of gender.

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Melanie Khamis

Melanie Khamis

Associate Professor of Economics, Wesleyan University, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Research Fellow
WAPPP Fellow

Melanie Khamis’ research focuses on different aspects of the labor market, in particular informal labor markets, gender and ethnicity in the labor market, and migration. As a WAPPP Fellow, she intends to investigate the gender wage gap and occupational choices of women in the United States, in particular the role of specific high earnings occupations.

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Jessica Preece

Jessica Preece

Associate Professor in Political Science at Brigham Young University
WAPPP Fellow

Jessica Preece’s research focuses on the role political party messaging and recruitment plays in women’s political representation. As a WAPPP Fellow, she will develop interventions for party leaders interested in seeing more women run for and win office.

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Jessica Pan

Jessica Pan

Associate Professor of Economics at the National University of Singapore and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
WAPPP Fellow

Jessica Pan’s research examines gender differences in economic and educational outcomes, with a focus on under-explored determinants such as gender norms, social interactions, taste discrimination, behavioral traits, work flexibility, and social influences.

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Inmaculada Macias-Alonso

Inmaculada Macias-Alonso

Ph.D. Candidate in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, IE Business School
WAPPP Fellow

Inmaculada Macias-Alonso researches the effects of sex and gender on employee evaluations and feedback. As a WAPPP fellow, she is examining how meritocracy beliefs affect gender stereotyping and moderate the provision of negative feedback to men and women.

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Ghazal Zulfiqar

Ghazal Zulfiqar

Assistant Professor at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan
WAPPP Fellow

Ghazal Zulfiqar’s research is focused on analyzing the different approaches to global and local advocacy for marginalized women workers in the informal economies of the Global South.

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2018 Jun 25

Elevating Fatherhood Experts Meeting

Mon - Tue, Jun 25 to Jun 26, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: 

WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

On June 25-26. 2018, Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) Research Fellow Marc Grau-Grau and WAPPP Co-Director Hannah Riley Bowles co-organized a meeting at Harvard Kennedy School focused on the topic of fatherhood and titled “Elevating Fatherhood: Policies, Organizations, and Health & Wellbeing.”

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Maximizing Human Capital and Organizational Performance

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2018

This course provides a broad overview of scientific theory and research-based strategies for effectively leading organizations and optimizing human capital. Students will gain a greater understanding of: mission and values; hiring, retention, and promotion; motivation and engagement; executive judgment and decision-making; informal power and social influence; culture and fit; organizational change; social networks; equity, diversity, and inclusion; and building self-efficacy and fortitude.   By the end of the course, students will possess a well-stocked toolkit that will enable them to be more competent, confident, and resilient when pursuing their leadership objectives. Students will also develop a deeper understanding of the challenges and social responsibility associated with leadership, and will engage in considerable self-reflection in order to gain a greater sense of clarity about their personal leadership style, mission, and purpose.
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