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Why men earn more: the startling truth behind the pay gap - and what women can do about it

Author: Farrell, Warren Publisher: AMACOM, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 270 p. : Graphs/Ill./Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0814472109Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Asia Campus
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Print HD6958 .I6 F37 2005
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Why men earn more? Acknowledgments Foreword A Personal Introduction: How the Journey Began PART ONE ix xi xiii Twenty-Five Ways to Increase Your Pay 1 Field of Dreams: Choose the Right Field and Higher Pay Will Come 3 18 18 2 The Field-with-Higher-Yield Formula: One to Five 1 Choose a Field in Technologyor the Hurd Sciences, Not the Arts or Social Sciences 2 3 (Pharmacology vs. Literature) Get Hazard Pay Without the Hazards (Female Administrator in Air Force vs. Male Combat Soldier in Army) Among Jobs Requiring Little Education, Those That Expose You to the Sleet and Heat Pay More Than Those That Are Indoors and Neat (FedEx Deliverer vs. Receptionist) In Most Fields with Higher Pay, You Con1Psychologically Check Out at the End of the Day (Corporate Attorney vs. Librarian) Fields with Higher Pay Often Have Lower Fulfillment (Engineer vs. Child Care Professional) 27 44 4 47 5 50 3 The Field-with-Higher-Yield Formula: Six to Ten 6 People Who Get Higher Financial Rewards Choose Fields with Higher /?nancial and Emotional Risks (Venture Capitalist vs. Supermarket Cashier) 7 Many Fields with Higher Pay Require Working the Worst Shifts During the Worst Hours (Private Practice Medical Doctor vs. HMO Medical Doctor) 8 Some Jobs Pay More to Attract People to Unpleasant Environments Without Many People (Prison Guard vs. Restaurant Hostess) 9 Updating Pays: Currency Begets Currency (Sales Engineer vs. French Language Scholar) 10 People Who Get Higher Pay Also Choose Subfields with the "High Pay Formula" (Surgeon vs. Psychiatrist) 4 Doing Time: People Who Get Higher Pay . . . 11 Work More Hours-And It Makes a Big Difference. 12 Have More Years o f hperienc+EspeciaIly in Their Current Occupation 13 Have More Years of Recent, Uninterrupted Experience with Their Current Employer 14 Work More Weeks During the Year 15 Are Absent Less Often from Work 16 Commute to Jobs That Are Farther Away 5 On the Move: People Who Get Higher Pay Are More Willing to . . . 17 Relocate-Especially to Undesirable locations at the Company's Behest 18 Trove1 Extensively On the Job 6 Responsibility, Training, Ambition, and Productivity: People Who Get Higher Pay. . . 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Take On Different Responsibilities Even When Their Titles Are the Same Take On Bigger ResponsibilitiesEven When Their Titles Are the Same Require Less Security Have More Relevant Troning in Their Current Occupation Have Higher Career Goals to Begin With Do More In-Depth Job Searches Above All, Produce More Conclusion to Part One: Twenty-Five Ways to Increase Your Pay PART TWO Women in the Workplace 7 What Women Contribute to the Workplace What Men Love about Women (at Work, That Is) 8 Why Women and Men Approach Work So Differently, Yet So Similarly Male- and Female-Owned Businesses Reflecting Work-Life Decisions If Women Contribute So Much to the Workplace, Why Do Some Men Seem So Threatened? 9 The Myths That Prevent Women from Knowing Why Men Earn More How the Belief in the Discrimination Against Women Hurts Women's Careers 10 Discrimination Against Women Mentorship's Rebellion Process Men Have "a Wife"; Women Don't 11 Discrimination in Favor of Women: Why Women Are Now Paid More Than Men for the Same Work Do Women Earn More for the Same Work? How the Fear of Male Sexuality Leads to Discrimination Against Men 12 The Genetic Celebrity Pay Gap And What, Pray Tell, Is a "Genetic Celebrity"? The Genetic Celebrity as Tip Magnet 13 Two Nagging Questions. . . . When Women Enter Men's Occupations, Doesn't the Pay Go Down? "Isn't the Issue More Than Equal Pay-Isn't It Comparable Worth?" 14 Conclusion: Toward a New Vision of Men and Women Bibliography Notes Index

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