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Women and Men in Management

Women and Men in Management

Fourth Edition

© 2011 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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The Fourth Edition of Women and Men in Management offers a comprehensive survey and review of the literature on gender and organizations. The text covers a wide range of topics, including employment decisions, work teams, leadership, sexual harassment, workplace romance, career development, work and family, and much more. Powell provides specific research-based strategies for both the individual and the organization to promote an organizational culture of nondiscrimination, diversity, and inclusion.

New to the Fourth Edition

- A new Chapter 1 grounds the book more solidly within the context of workplace issues in the first decade of the 21st century.

- The numerous tables and statistics cited throughout the text have been thoroughly updated.

- Chapters carry more examples as well as greater representation of international issues.

- A new ancillary package with suggested readings, PowerPoints, and discussion questions and activities accompanies the new edition as well.

Foreword - Belle Rose Ragins
1. Sex, Gender, and Work
On the Psychology of Sex  
Sex versus Gender  
Dimensions of Diversity  
Watching Out for Biases  
Organization of the Book  
2. Yesterday and Today
Girl Power at School, but Not at the Office  
The 20th Century: A Century of Change  
A Snapshot of the Present  
Looking Forward  
3. Becoming Women and Men
Boys Mow Lawns, Girls Do Dishes  
Sex Differences  
Gender Stereotypes  
Gender Identity  
Nature and Nurture  
Gender Socialization  
Beyond Gender Stereotypes and Roles  
4. Making Employment Decisions (by Laura M. Graves and Gary N. Powell)
Out of Sight Keeps Women in Mind  
Self-Selection Decisions  
Selection Decisions  
Improving Employment Decisions  
5. Working in Diverse Teams (by Laura M. Graves and Gary N. Powell)  
Lehman Brothers and Sisters  
Sex Effects  
Sex Similarity Effects  
Sex Diversity Effects  
The Importance of Situational Factors  
Making Mixed-Sex Teams Work  
6. Leading People
The Gender and Leadership Wars  
Leader Preferences  
Leader Stereotypes  
Attitudes toward Women as Leaders  
Leader Behavior and Effectiveness  
Promoting Effective Leadership  
7. Dealing with Sexuality in the Workplace
Touching Me, Touching You—at Work  
Sexual Harassment  
Workplace Romance  
Addressing the Intersection of Sexuality and Work  
8. Managing the Work-Family Interface
Jennifer’s Story  
We Are Family  
A Juggling Act  
The Meaning of Success  
Work-Family Decisions  
Being Family-Friendly  
Balancing Work and Family  
The Rest of Jennifer’s Story  
9. Promoting Nondiscrimination, Diversity, and Inclusion
We Love Diversity  
Legal Requirements  
Business Imperatives  
Organizational Actions  

This widens and deepens current thoughts of management. An eye-opener!

Mrs Lizzie Farquhar
Business & Humanities, City College Coventry
September 25, 2010

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1 - Sex, Gender, and Work

Chapter 6 - Leading People

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ISBN: 9781412972840