Gender in the Workplace: A Case Study Approach / Edition 2
  • Gender in the Workplace: A Case Study Approach / Edition 2
  • Gender in the Workplace: A Case Study Approach / Edition 2

Gender in the Workplace: A Case Study Approach / Edition 2

by Jacqueline DeLaat
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412928176

ISBN-13: 9781412928175

Pub. Date: 02/06/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This brief collection of cases is designed to help students and employees gain a hands-on understanding of gender issues in the workplace and to provide the necessary tools to handle those issues. Based on actual legal cases, nationally reported incidents, and personal interviews, the case studies in Gender in the Workplace address the range and types of gender issues…  See more details below

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This brief collection of cases is designed to help students and employees gain a hands-on understanding of gender issues in the workplace and to provide the necessary tools to handle those issues. Based on actual legal cases, nationally reported incidents, and personal interviews, the case studies in Gender in the Workplace address the range and types of gender issues found in working enviroments. Completely revised and updated, this Second Edition provides a more international dimension to reinforce the varying impact of different cultures on gender issues.

New to the Second Edition: Develops critical thinking skills: A new "Critical Issues" section introduces students to cutting-edge thinking and thought-provoking research. Explores gender issues in a wide variety of organizations and in many cultures: Two new cases set outside the United States how cultural settings can change the form of problems and the strategies for addressing them. Offers many new concrete examples of gender issues that arise in the workplace: New cases examine harassment in the military and "glass ceiling" issues as well as an updated look at gender stereotypes, promotion and benefits, career development, balancing work and family sexual harassment, and much more.

Instructor's Resources: This helpful CD offers instructor notes, case overviews, learning objectives, teaching recommendations, and discussion questions for each chapter. Intended Audience: This text is intended as a supplement for courses in Management, Human Resources, Public Administration, Gender Studies, Industrial Psychology, Social Psychology, and Sociology of Work. It is also useful in consulting and training environments.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412928175
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/06/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
214,777
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Half a Pie, or None?21
2Did Attorney Evans Bump Her Head on the Glass Ceiling?31
3Medical Mentoring51
4The Pregnant Professor65
5Sexual Harassment in the Army77
Conclusion87
About the Author101

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