Laura Sabattini, PhD

Laura Sabattini, PhD, has extensive expertise on issues of work-life effectiveness, talent management strategies, and barriers to women’s workplace advancement, with a focus on global perspectives and variations.

Laura was formerly an adjunct faculty member at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where she taught classes in social and organizational psychology and research methodology. She’s currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. Laura received her BA in Organizational and Work Psychology from the University of Padua in Italy and her MS and PhD in Social Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Laura's Latest Work

Inclusion

Webinar Recording: Previous Catalyst Award Winners: Where Are They Now?

Listen to this webinar to learn what organizations have been up to since winning the Catalyst Award.

Advancing Your Own Career

Tool: Discussing Unwritten Rules (Japanese Version)

暗黙のルールとは、例えば仕事のやり方に関する組織の基準、社員同士のコミュニケーションの方法、労働時間の柔軟性などです。

Work-Life Effectiveness

Report: Expanding Work-Life Perspectives: Talent Management in Asia

This report contributes to our knowledge of how organizations can best implement work-life programs in Asia.

Work-Life Effectiveness

Report: Expanding Work-Life Perspectives: Talent Management in China

This report contributes to our knowledge of how organizations can best implement work-life programs within different cultural contexts in China.

Work-Life Effectiveness

Report: Expanding Work-Life Perspectives: Talent Management in India

This report contributes to our knowledge of how organizations can best implement work-life programs within different cultural contexts in India.

Work-Life Effectiveness

Report: Expanding Work-Life Perspectives: Talent Management in Singapore

This report contributes to our knowledge of how organizations can best implement work-life programs within different cultural contexts in Singapore.

Talent Management Practices

Report: Unwritten Rules: Why Doing a Good Job Might Not Be Enough Europe

This report examines Europeans' perceptions of unwritten rules as well as how they learned to navigate these rules.

Inclusion

Report: Beyond Generational Differences: Bridging Gender and Generational Diversity at Work

As a result of demographic shifts, technologies, and focus on team-based approaches, generational diversity has become salient in many organizations.

Advancing Your Own Career

Report: Unwritten Rules: Why Doing a Good Job Might Not Be Enough

In this report, women and men from many industries and roles described behaviors and skills helpful with promotional opportunities.

Advancing Your Own Career

Report: Reglas no escritas: Lo que desconoces puede dañar tu carrera

In this report, women and men from many industries and roles described behaviors and skills most helpful in promotional opportunities. 

Advancing Your Own Career

Report: Unwritten Rules: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Your Career

In this report, and men from many industries and roles described behaviors and skills that help with promotional opportunities.

Advancing Your Own Career

Tool: User’s Guide: Discussing Unwritten Rules With Your Supervisors, Employees, and Teams

This booklet is designed to guide supervisors, employees, and work teams in discussions about the unwritten rules to advancement.

Report: Women in Technology: Maximizing Talent, Minimizing Barriers

This study shows the lay of the land for women in STEM companies and details areas for improvement and advancement.