Despite more women entering the workforce at every level, why are non-service sector jobs, like architectural managers, still male-dominated? Surprisingly the reason stems not from discrimination, but from the belief that men and women have innate characteristics that make them different: gender essentialism. Read this article to find out how the belief in gender essentialism transforms our market structures resulting in patterns of occupational segregation.
Access to English has always acted as a marker of socio-economic privilege in India. This led to its dominance in print media, advertising, as well as businesses. However, today, the internet and smartphones are reaching homes that still have not been able to access education in English. This has interesting implications for businesses as well as the people who primarily speak regional languages.