Gender, Power and Management: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Higher Education

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Women are now part of senior management in higher education (HE) to varying degrees in most countries and actively contribute to the vision and strategic direction of universities. This book attempts to analyse their impact and potential impact on both organisational growth and culture

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Overview

Women are now part of senior management in higher education (HE) to varying degrees in most countries and actively contribute to the vision and strategic direction of universities. This book attempts to analyse their impact and potential impact on both organisational growth and culture

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230232259
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 6/15/2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

BARBARA BAGILHOLE is Professor of Equal Opportunities and Social Policy in the School of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, UK. She has researched and published extensively in the area of equal opportunities and diversity across gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief, age, and intersectionality. Her latest book is Understanding Equal Opportunities and Diversity: The Social Differentiations and Intersections of Inequality. She is currently part of an European Union funded research group "HELENA," exploring how to encourage women engineering students, and is the Treasurer of "ATGender," the European Women’s Studies Association. 
 
KATE WHITE is Adjunct Research Associate at the Centre for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, Monash University, Australia. She is the coordinator and co-founder of the Women in Higher Education Management Network. She has published 12 books. Her current research interests are gender and higher education and women’s academic careers. Recent publications include articles in: Tertiary Education and Management, Equal Opportunities International, Jourbanal of Higher Education Policy and Management, South African Jourbanal for Higher Education, International Jourbanal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, and International Jourbanal of Organisational Behaviour.

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Table of Contents

Building a Feminist Research Network; B.Bagilhole& K.White
Legislative Frameworks for EO; K.White
Higher Education and Gender Equity; A.Göransson
Research Design; J.Neale& Ö.Özkanli
Senior Management in Higher Education; T.Carvalho& M.de Lurdes Machado
Paths to Success in Senior Management; S.Riordan
Doing Senior Management; J.Neale
Where do Women Fit in University Senior Management? An Analytical Typology of Cross National Organisational Cultures; P.O’Connor
Towards Interventions for Senior Women in Higher Education; B.Bagilhole& K.White

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