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Article review - Cohen et al 'Is it the Kids or the Schedule?'

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Almer, Elizabeth Dreike, Cohen, Jeffrey R. and Single, Louise E., Is it the Kids or the Schedule?: The Incremental Effect of Families and Flexible Scheduling on Perceived Career Success. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 54, pp. 51-65, 2004. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1102303

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The Cohen et al article questions whether the negative view from the peers and superiors of the public accounting environment perceived was a result of comparing FWA professionals with children to non-FWA professionals without children. This would appear to be a comparison of "apples" to "oranges." With the two factors of children and flexible work arrangements involved, it is not possible to conclusively determine ...

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In about 233 words, this solution summarizes the article by Cohen et al., which is about whether the negative view from the peers and superiors of the public accounting environment perceived was a result of comparing FWA professionals with children to non-FWA professionals without children.

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