Custom Research — Learn more about Working Mother Research Institute’s acclaimed portfolio of forward-thinking research papers providing objective data and analysis of important work life and advancement of women topics impacting today’s workforce.
What Moms Think: The Working Mother Report (Career vs. Paycheck) To understand how working moms see their shifting roles and how others see them, Working Mother surveyed more than 4,600 people across the country, including working moms, stay-at-home moms, working dads and singles in the workplace. Among our findings: whether making $20,000 or $200,000, moms who view their jobs as a career—rather than just a paycheck—are more satisfied and feel more positive at work and at home.
What Moms Choose: The Working Mother Report We surveyed more than 3,700 women and learned what factors they consider when deciding whether, when and how to go back to work after having children.
Women and Alzheimer's Disease: The Caregiver's Crisis We asked women who care for family members suffering dementia how their employers, doctors and families can help lighten their loads.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Working Mother 100 Best Companies in 2010, the Working Mother Research Institute commissioned a series of studies featuring data and best practices designed to help human resource and work life professionals succeed in the key practice areas of flexibility, advancement of women and company culture:
What Really Works: Women’s Representation & Advancement
What Really Works: Building Corporate Culture for a New Millennium
What Really Works: Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Workplace Flexibility National Studies
Books — The Working Mother Research Institute is also home to a growing library of new publications covering all areas of flexible work and diversity management. Learn more on our sister site: diversitybestpractices.com
Flex Primer for the New Future of Work: This 200+ page book provides business, HR and diversity leaders with a clear understanding and a new perspective on how flexibility is driving changing workforce and workplace issues. Using a combination of research, interviews and topic related survey data, the book explores new connections and the relationship between flexible working and a range of emerging topics and issues that are of importance for organizational competitiveness and success in the global economy. Read More.
Diversity Primer : This publication covers all areas of workplace diversity management from recruitment and retention and affinity groups to supplier diversity and white male engagement. It’s the go-to resource for corporations formulating comprehensive strategic diversity plans. Read More.
WOW! Facts : This almanac features more than 15,000 facts about women, people of color, the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, people with disabilities, religious populations and seniors. This invaluable resource is a one-stop supply of hard-hitting diversity data that helps prove the business case of diversity and dramatically showcases demographic changes leading to new opportunities in emerging markets. Read More.