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Gender and Diversity Cluster

What we do

The cluster provides a supportive and inclusive environment to produce critical management research, develop teaching practice, and generate professional engagement activities, focusing on gender and diversity in the workplace. Its interdisciplinary membership includes researchers from the Department of Management, Leadership and Organisations (MLO), the Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR), Accounting & Finance, Psychology and Media.

Our research addresses four themes:

  • Gender equality
  • Workforce diversity including gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, and religion
  • Work-life balance
  • Maternity protection at work in developed and developing countries.

Contact us

If you are interested in the work of the group, please contact Bianca Stumbitz b.stumbitz@mdx.ac.uk or Doirean Wilson d.wilson@mdx.ac.uk

We encourage participation and input from a wide range of stakeholders within academia and beyond.

Featured research

The snowy white peaks of the NHS: a survey of discrimination in governance and leadership and the potential impact on patient care in London and England https://mdxminds.com/2016/06/02/will-the-snowy-white-peaks-finally-start-to-melt/

The impact of language barriers on trust formation in multinational teams https://doi.org/10.1057/jibs.2013.64

Maternity management in SMEs: a transdisciplinary review and research agenda https://doi.org/10.1111/ijmr.12143

Same, same but different? Women’s experiences with gender inequality in Brazil https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/ER-04-2017-0094/full/html

At the limits of ‘capability’: the sexual and reproductive health of women migrant workers in Malaysia https://mdxminds.com/2019/07/25/safeguarding-malaysias-women-migrant-workers/.

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