Women's leadership NASTA (Naisjohtajuuden tutkimus- ja koulutushanke)

  • Husu, Liisa (Project manager, academic)
  • Hiillos, Minna Liisa (Project participant)
  • Hearn, Jeff (Project participant)
  • Jyrkinen, Marjut (Project participant)

Project: Externally funded project

Project Details


The aim of the project is to produce new knowledge and increase understanding about women's leadership as well as to promote women's leadership through three focus areas: research, education development and societal influencing. The project is a joint project between three universities: Hanken (leads the project), Helsinki School of Economics (HSE) and Jyväskylä University (JY). NASTA is funded by the Ministry of Education. The researchers involved are project manager Dr. Liisa Husu (Hanken)(previously Minna Hiillos); Reserach Directors: Professors Jeff Hearn (Hanken), Sinikka Vanhala (HSE) and Anna-Maija Lämsä (JY); post-doctoral researchers Marjut Jyrkinen (Hanken), Sinikka Pesonen (HSE), doctoral researchers Charlotta Niemistö (Hanken), Marianne Ekonen (JY), Katlin Omair (JY), Suvi Välimäki (JY) and research assistant Johanna Holm (Hanken).
Effective start/end date01.01.200531.12.2009

Research Output

Gender, Age and Ageism: Experiences of Women Managers in Two EU Countries.

Jyrkinen, M. & McKie, L., 2012, In : Work, Employment and Society. 26, 1, p. 61-77 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)

Women in Managerial Careers

Lämsä, A-M., Jyrkinen, M. & Heikkinen, S., 2012, Cases in organizational ethics. Pucetaite, R. (ed.). Vilnius University, p. 4-22 (Nordic Baltic Ethics Series; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific


Husu, L., Hearn, J., Lämsä, A-M. & Vanhala, S., 2011, Women, Management and Leadership - Naiset ja johtajuus: NASTA Women's Leadership Project Final Report. Husu, L., Hearn, J., Lämsä, A-M. & Vanhala, S. (eds.). Helsinki: Hanken School of Economics, p. v-viii 4 p. (Hanken School of Economics Research Reports; no. 72).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review