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Female Doctors Earn Less

In a recent study conducted jointly by Harvard Medical School and the highly respected Massachusetts General Hospital it was determined female doctors earn less than their male counterparts. The study was one of the largest analyses of salary data ever conducted for any profession. Data on 10,000 physician faculty members at 24 medical schools was [...]

By |July 13th, 2016|Compensation, Gender Gap, Leadership, management|0 Comments

Leader Behaving As A Leader

In my book on management "Theory You" I included a chapter titled "Leaders Should Behave As Leaders". There is a tremendous commitment to being a leader whether we are referencing a person such as a CEO or a company. In my teaching experience there were several cases we discussed in which a company shirked from [...]

The Gender Gap Struggles Continues

The Gender Gap struggle continues in the USA as the women's national soccer team joins the fight. Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, Rebecca Sauerbrunn, Hope Solo and Alex Morgan filed a complaint this week with the EEOC on behalf of the entire women's team. The complaint alleges that players on the women's national team make less [...]

By |April 1st, 2016|Compensation, Gender Gap|0 Comments

This Week: The Gender Gap

THE GENDER GAP This week saw some interesting and depressing turns in the ongoing battle to end the Gender Gap in this country. It started in Indian Wells, California at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament when the CEO of the tournament Raymond Moore made a few embarrassing remarks that ended up costing him his [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|Compensation, Gender Gap|0 Comments

April 20: Equal Pay Day

April 20 has been designated as Equal Pay Day in this country. On a positive note it's good to see the issue of Gender Equality receiving support. However, this is also 2016 and the Gender Gap is still far from being closed. This issue is now in it's third century as a problem and the [...]

By |March 18th, 2016|Compensation, Executive, Gender Gap, management|0 Comments

NFL Owners Face Tough Decision Re: Goodell

The NFL owners face a tough decision re: Roger Goodell. In my blog last week "Roger Goodell Fails Again" I left open the question "Why are the NFL owners allowing him [Goodell] to run amok and remain in office?" The question has a very dramatic spotlight tonight as the NFL season opens in Foxboro, Massachusetts [...]

By |September 10th, 2015|Compensation, Executive, management, narcissism|0 Comments


Never Use Sports Metaphors Never use sports metaphors if you want to be successful in business. Sports, particularly professional sports are huge in this country and have become a big business. However, the lessons we can learn from sports do not translate well to business including the business of sports. Americans have a great affinity [...]


Pope Francis said today the Gender Gap is "Scandalous". The Associated Press reported the Pope said it is scandalous that women earn less than men for doing the same job. Pope Francis stated:"We should support with decisiveness the right to equal pay for equal work. Why is it a given that women should earn less [...]

By |April 29th, 2015|Compensation, Executive, Gender Gap, management|0 Comments


RAND PAUL OPPOSED TO PAY EQUALITY Presidential hopeful Rand Paul is opposed to pay equality. He has been quite clear and consistent in support of his position. As I have pointed out in earlier blogs the Gender Gap may not be closed until 2058 at the current pace of closure. Should Mr. Paul become president [...]

By |April 15th, 2015|Compensation, Gender Gap, management|0 Comments

THE GENDER GAP: $530,000 Difference

WOMEN STILL STRUGGLING TO CLOSE $530,000 GENDER GAP A recent study titled "Status of Women in the States" commissioned by the Institute for Women's Policy Research" highlighted new information in the ongoing battle in the US to close the Gender Gap as regards equal pay for equal jobs. The study showed women born between 1950 [...]

By |March 17th, 2015|Compensation, management, Self-management|0 Comments