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'The structure of the book does mean chapters or sections can be read in isolation, and discrete themes investigated using the indexes. This is where it succeeds as a reference work for scholars. At the same time there is much readable material for those with a general interest in the subject' - Career Guidance

The Handbook of Gender and Work is a comprehensive synthesis of current literature and knowledge regarding gender in organizations.

A multinational group of leading scholars and researchers from across the disciplines examines the influence of gender (on its own and with other factors) on the conduct of work and the roles and experience of people in the workplace.

Amongst the topics inclu

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While women employees have made some gains, the workplace remains skewed in favor of men globally. In 24 essays, 38 contributors dissect such trends in the contexts of: gender and other identities (race and ethnicity); economics, societal structure, and the changing nature of work; organizational, group, and interpersonal processes; careers and the quality of life; and organizational initiatives. The final section reviews methodological issues in conducting research on the gender- work interface. While there is an index entry for home-based work, there is none for as-yet unpaid housework. Includes a 100-page bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761913559
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 7/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 676
  • Product dimensions: 7.33 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Gary N. Powell, Ph.D., is Professor of Management, Ackerman Scholar, and Director of the Ph.D. Program in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut. He is author of Women and Men in Management (4th ed.), editor of Handbook of Gender and Work, and author of Managing a Diverse Workforce: Learning Activities (3rd ed.). He is an internationally recognized scholar and educator on gender and diversity issues in the workplace. His graduate course on women and men in management won an award on innovation in education from the Committee on Equal Opportunity for Women of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). He also has won the University of Connecticut School of Business Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (three times) and Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. He has received the University of Connecticut President's Award for Promoting Multiculturalism.

He has served as Chair of the Women in Management (now Gender and Diversity in Organizations) Division of the Academy of Management and received both the Janet Chusmir Service Award for his contributions to the division and the Sage Scholarship Award for his contributions to research on gender in organizations. He has published over 110 articles in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, and Personnel Psychology; contributed over 25 chapters to edited volumes; and presented over 130 papers at professional conferences. He is a Fellow of the British Academy of Management and Eastern Academy of Management. He has served on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management and as President of the Eastern Academy of Management. He has served on the Editorial Board of Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, and Academy of Management Executive.

Prior to joining the faculty at UConn, he worked at General Electric, graduating from its Manufacturing Management Program. At GE, he designed and implemented automated project scheduling systems as well as systems for inventory control, materials procurement, and so on. He has provided management training and development for many companies, including Webster Financial Corp., The Hartford Financial Services Group, The Implementation Partners (TIP), GE-Capital, General Signal, Apple Computer, Monroe Auto Equipment, AllState, and CIGNA, and has conducted numerous other workshops.He holds a doctorate in organizational behavior and a master's degree in management science from the University of Massachusetts, and a bachelor's degree in management from MIT.

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Gary N Powell
Examining the Intersection of Gender and Work
Sex and Gender in the New Millenium - Karen Korabik
The Color and Culture of Gender in Organizations - Bernardo M Ferdman
Attending to Race and Ethnicity
Gender and the Changing Nature of Work - Cary L Cooper and Suzan Lewis
Gender and Service Delivery - Barbara A Gutek, Bennett Cherry and Markus Groth
On the Gendered Substructure of Organization - Mark Maier
Dimensions and Dilemmas of Corporate Masculinity
The Gender Gap in Earnings - Patricia A Roos and Mary Lizabeth Gatta
Trends, Explanations and Prospects
The Sex Segregation of Occupations - Jerry A Jacobs
Prospects for the 21st Century
Gender Bias in Interviewers' Evaluations of Applicants - Laura M Graves
When and How Does It Occur?
Gender Influences on Performance Evaluations - Kathryn M Bartol
Group Gender Composition and Work Group Relations - Pamela S Tolbert, Mary E Graham and Alice O Andrews
Theories, Evidence and Issues
Gender Effects on Social Influence and Emergent Leadership - Linda L Carli and Alice H Eagly
'Re-Viewing' Gender, Leadership and Managerial Behavior - D Anthony Butterfield and James P Grinnell
Do Three Decades of Research Tell Us Anything?
Global Leaders - Nancy J Adler
Women of Influence
A Multiperspective Framework of Sexual Harassment - Lynn Bowes-Sperry and Jasmine Tata
Reviewing Two Decades of Research
Romantic Relationships in Organizational Settings - Gary N Powell and Sharon Foley
Something to Talk About
Gender and Careers - Linda K Stroh and Anne H Reilly
Present Experiences and Emerging Trends
Reflections on the Glass Ceiling - Gary N Powell
Recent Trends and Future Prospects
Gender and Mentoring Relationships - Belle Rose Ragins
A Review and Research Agenda for the Next Decade
Women Entrepreneurs - Dorothy Perrin Moore
Approaching a New Millenium
Research on Work, Family and Gender - Jeffrey H Greenhaus and Saroj Parasuraman
Current Status and Future Directions
Stress and the Working Woman - Marilyn J Davidson and Sandra Fielden
Affirmative Action - Alison M Konrad and Frank Linnehan
History, Effects and Attitudes
Impacts of Diversity and Work-Life Initiatives in Organizations - Sharon A Lobel
Methodological Issues in Conducting Research on Gender in Organizations - Elizabeth A Cooper and Susan M Bosco
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