Reader in Gender, Work and Organization / Edition 1

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This reader uses an alternative approach to gender at work to provoke new thinking about traditional management topics, such as leadership and negotiation.
• Presents students with an alternative conceptual approach to gender in the workplace.
• Connects gender with other dimensions of difference such as race and class for a deeper understanding of diversity in organizations.
• Illustrates how traditional images of competence and the ideal worker result in narrow ways of thinking about work, limiting both opportunity and organizational effectiveness.
• Provokes new ways of thinking about leadership, human resource management, negotiation, globalization and organizational change.

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Editorial Reviews

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"The Reader in Gender, Work and Organization is the best andmost up to date compilation of research and theory which examinesthe interplay among these key factors shaping our daily lives. Thestructure of the book combines with the section overviews toprovide a theoretically and practically useful framework forexamining this vast literature and designing new research at thefrontier of this important topic. This should be in every serioussocial scientist's personal library." David A Thomas, HarvardBusiness School

"They have put together not only a very informative reader, butalso one that will provoke discussion and debate in the classroom.I recommend it highly." Barbara A. Gutek, University ofMichigan

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405102568
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/8/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 9.61 (w) x 6.69 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Meet the Author

Robin J. Ely is Associate Professor of OrganizationalBehavior at the Harvard Business School and affiliated facultymember at the Center for Gender in Organizations, Simmons School ofManagement. She is author of numerous articles published inscholarly and popular management journals and is a co-editor ofMentoring Dilemmas: Developmental Relationships in MulticulturalOrganizations (ed. with A. J. Murrell and F. J. Crosby, 1999).

Erica Gabrielle Foldy is a Postdoctoral Fellow at HarvardBusiness School, a Researcher at the Center for Gender inOrganizations, Simmons School of Management, and an AssistantProfessor at the Wagner School of Public Service at New YorkUniversity. Her work has been published in several journals andedited volumes.

Maureen A. Scully
is Professor of Management at the Center forGender in Organizations, Simmons School of Management. She isauthor of numerous articles published in management journals and isa co-author of Managing for the Future: Organizational Behavior andProcesses (with D. Ancona, T. Kochan, J. Van Maanen, and E.Westney, second edition 1998). She is currently working on a book,Luck, Pluck, or Merit? How Americans Make Sense of Inequality.

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Table of Contents


Part I: Introducing Gender:.

1. Introducing Gender: Overview: Joyce K. Fletcher and Robin J.Ely.

2. Making Change: A Framework for Promoting Gender Equity inOrganizations: Deborah Kolb, Joyce K. Fletcher, Debra Meyerson,Deborah Merrill Sands, and Robin J. Ely.

3. The Managerial Woman: Margaret Hennig and Anne Jardim.

4. The Female Advantage: Sally Helgesen.

5. Men And Women of The Corporation: Rosabeth Moss Kanter.

6. Hierarchies, Jobs, Bodies: A Theory of GenderedOrganizations: Joan Acker.

7. Doing Gender: Candace West and Don H. Zimmerman.

8. Breaking the Silence: On Men, Masculinities, and Managements:David L. Collinson and Jeff Hearn.

9. Naming Men As Men: Implications For Work, Organization andManagement: David L. Collinson and Jeff Hearn.

10. Complicating Gender: The Simultaneity of Race, Gender, andClass In Organization Change(Ing): Evangelina Holvino.

Part II: Negotiation:.

11. Negotiation: Overview: Deborah M. Kolb.

12. Integrative Bargaining: Does Gender Make a Difference? Patrick S. Calhoun and William P. Smith.

13. Gender Versus Power As A Predictor Of Negotiation BehaviorAnd Outcomes: Carol Watson.

14. Gender and the Shadow Negotiation: Deborah M. Kolb.

15. Rethinking Negotiation: Feminist Views of Communication andExchange: Linda L. Putnam and Deborah M. Kolb.

Part III: Leadership:.

16. Leadership: Overview: Robin J. Ely.

17. The Difference “Difference” Makes: DeborahRhode.

18. Gender, Culture and Leadership: Toward a Culturally DistinctModel of African-American Women Executives' Leadership Strategies:Patricia Parker and Dt Ogilvie.

19. The Greatly Exaggerated Demise of Heroic Leadership: JoyceK. Fletcher.

20. When Women Lead: The Visibility–Vulnerability Spiral:Kathy E. Kram and Marion Mccollom Hampton.

Part IV: Organizational Change And Intervention:.

21. Organization Change and Intervention: Overview: Debra E.Meyerson and Robin J. Ely.

22. A Modest Manifesto for Shattering the Glass Ceiling: DebraE. Meyerson and Joyce K. Fletcher.

23. Action Learning, Fragmentation And The Interaction OfSingle-, Double- And Triple-Loop Change: A Case Of Gay and LesbianWorkplace Advocacy: Erica Gabrielle Foldy and W. E. DouglasCreed.

24. Complicating Gender: The Simultaneity of Race, Gender, andClass in Organization Change(Ing): Evangelina Holvino.

25. Tempered Radicalism: Debra E. Meyerson and Maureen A.Scully.

26. The Transformation of Silence Into Language and Action:Audre Lorde.

Part V: Human Resource Management:.

27. Human Resource Management: Overview: Maureen A. Scully.

28. Meritocracy: Maureen A. Scully.

29. Mentoring Relationships Through the Lens of Race and Gender:Stacy Blake-Beard.

30. Nickeled And Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America: BarbaraEherenreich.

31. Building Successful Multicultural Organizations: Challengesand Opportunities: Marlene G. Fine.

Part VI: Diversity:.

32. Diversity: Overview: Robin J. Ely and Erica GabrielleFoldy.

33. Working With Diversity: A Focus on Global Organizations:Deborah Merrill-Sands and Evangelina Holvino, With JamesCumming.

34. Our Separate Ways: Ella J. E. Bell and Stella M. Nkomo.

35. Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for ManagingDiversity: David A. Thomas and Robin J. Ely.

Part VII: Globalization:.

36. Globalization: Overview: Evangelina Holvino.

37. Dangerous Liaisons: The Feminine in Management MeetsGlobalization: Marta B. Calás and Linda Smircich.

38. The Nanny Chain: Arlie R. Hochschild.

39. Maquiladoras: The View From the Inside: María PatriciaFernández Kelly.

40. It Takes Two: Cynthia Enloe.


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