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Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce offers strategies and proven recommendations to accommodate work/life satisfaction for those in the STEM fields. Using real-life case studies, this book discusses universal issues such as dual careers and strategic decision making, childcare/dependent care in professional contexts, promoting family-friendly policies, as well as mentoring and networking.

Equitable Solutions for Retaining a  Robust STEM Workforce provides data and tools to drive successful programs relaying proactive solutions that STEM employers, academic institutions, policy-makers, and individuals can utilize.

  • Distills and leverages best practices and internationally transportable policies to support and accommodate STEM work/life satisfaction
  • Serves as an action plan to help STEM employers, policy makers and academic institutions identify and create systemic change
  • Includes case studies and practical tools sections to highlight effective integration strategies
  • Addresses a variety of work/life challenges, including supporting travel for dual-career couples, making strategic choices around work/life issues, and overcoming implicit bias 

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Book Description Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Academic Press | Beyond Best Practices | Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce offers strategies and proven recommendations to accommodate work/life satisfaction for those in the STEM fields. Using real-life case studies, this book discusses universal issues such as dual careers and strategic decision making, childcare/dependent care in professional contexts, promoting family-friendly policies, as well as mentoring and networking. Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce provides data and tools to drive successful programs relaying proactive solutions that STEM employers, academic institutions, policy-makers, and individuals can utilize.Distills and leverages best practices and internationally transportable policies to support and accommodate STEM work/life satisfactionServes as an action plan to help STEM employers, policy makers and academic institutions identify and create systemic changeIncludes case studies and practical tools sections to highlight effective integration strategiesAddresses a variety of work/life challenges, including supporting travel for dual-career couples, making strategic choices around work/life issues, and overcoming implicit bias | ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPART 1: Surveying the LandscapeChapter I. Envisioning the STEM Workplace of the Future: The Need for Work/Life Programs and Family-Friendly PracticesChapter II. Work/Life Integration Challenges Are WorldwidePART 2: Award-Winning SolutionsChapter III. Addressing Work/Life IssuesChapter IV. Dual Careers and Strategic Decision MakingChapter V. Childcare and Dependent Care in Professional ContextsChapter VI. Promoting Family-Friendly PoliciesPART 3: Advancing Comprehensive SolutionsChapter VII. Mentoring and Networking StrategiesChapter VIII. Addressing Implicit Bias and the WorkplaceChapter IX. Government Policy Implications for Family-Related IssuesAppendicesReferences | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 376 gr | 229x153x7 mm | 224 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9780128002155

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