Women in Management
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Women in Management
Current Research Issues



© 1995 | 336 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The overall aim of this book is to present a comprehensive overview of the current international research findings concerning women in management. The international group of eminent contributors highlight the major barriers and problems facing managers, discuss the individual and organizational consequences and recommend organizational and legislative changes.

This book will contribute to a greater understanding of what true employment equality is and how it can be achieved. Many different issues are addressed which will add to the knowledge and practical experience of managers, more of whom are becoming increasingly aware of their responsibilities in increasing the women-friendliness of their organizations.

Ronald J Burke and Marilyn J Davidson
Women in Management
Current Research Issues  
 
PART ONE: NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
Barbara Parker and Ellen A Fagenson
An Introductory Overview of Women in Corporate Management
Su Maddock and Di Parkin
Gender Cultures
How They Affect Men and Women at Work  
Virginia E Schein
Managerial Sex Typing
A Persistent and Pervasive Barrier to Women’s Opportunities  
 
PART TWO: ISSUES IN CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Jeanne M Brett and Linda K Stroh
Turnover of Female Managers
Ronald J Burke and Carol A McKeen
Career Development among Managerial and Professional Women
Rob Goffee and Nigel Nicholson
Career Development in Male and Female Managers
Convergence or Collapse?  
Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe
Gender Bias in the Selection and Assessment of Women in Management
Margaret Ferrario
Women as Managerial Leaders
 
PART THREE: GENDER AND RELATIONSHIPS AT WORK
Robin J Ely
The Social Construction of Relationships among Professional Women at Work
Susan Schick Case
Gender Differences in Communication and Behaviour in Organizations
Jeanette N Cleveland
Women and Sexual Harassment
Work and Well-Being in US Organizations  
Jeff Hearn
Changing Men and Changing Managements
Social Change, Social Research and Social Action  
 
PART FOUR: HOME-WORK CONFLICTS
Jeffrey H Greenhaus and Saroj Parasuraman
Work-Family Conflict, Social Support and Well-Being
Suzan Lewis
Role Tensions and Dual-Career Couples
Mary Dean Lee
Variations in Career and Family Involvement over Time
Truth and Consequences  
 
PART FIVE: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMMES
Mary C Mattis
Organizational Initiatives in the USA for Advancing Managerial Women
Robin Kramar
Affirmative Action in Australian Organizations
Monique Chalude, Attie de Jong and Jacqueline Laufer
Implementing Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programmes in Belgium, France and The Netherlands
Valerie Hammond
Opportunity 2000
Good Practice in UK Organizations  

`This book is well suited for graduate courses in gender issues, and is a useful literature update for researchers working on gender issues. One of its strengths is its ability to stimulate critical thinking about the underlying structural issues in organizations and society' - Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology

'This is a really important book for anyone who wants to find research references on equal opportunities for women in management' - Management in Education

' I commend this book to managers of both sexes in the public and private sectors. There is much to stimulate effective action. Hopefully researchers will also heed the call for further studies' - Women in Management Review

'I must first of all commend this volume as a very useful resource for women who are actually grappling with being managers, and for researchers in the field' - International Review of Women and Leadership

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ISBN: 9781853962899