Bauer Business Focus

What Should Companies Do To Accommodate The Modern Family?

Latha Ramchand, dean of the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business, makes the case for more flexibility and maternity leave for employees.


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Latha Ramchand is the dean of UH's Bauer College of Business.
Latha Ramchand is the dean of UH’s Bauer College of Business.

In more than 60 percent of married-couple families in the United States, both parents work.

That's a big culture change from just a few decades ago. But companies have been slow in adjusting to the changing family dynamic.

In this week's episode of the Bauer Business Focus, News 88.7's Florian Martin speaks with Latha Ramchand, dean of the University of Houston's Bauer College of Business, about what companies should do to accommodate the modern family.

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Florian Martin

Florian Martin

Business Reporter

Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters, the Houston Press Club, National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Public Radio...

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