Handbook of Gender and Work / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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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.
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About the Author
Gary N. Powell, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT, and Distinguished Scholar at Lancaster University Management School in Lancaster, UK. He is author of Women and Men in Management (5th ed.), Making Work and Family Work: From Hard Choices to Smart Choices, and Managing a Diverse Workforce: Learning Activities (3rd ed.), and the editor of Handbook of Gender and Work. He is an internationally recognized scholar and educator on gender, diversity, and work-family 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 has received the University of Connecticut President’s Award for Promoting Multiculturalism. He is also the recipient of the Ellen Galinsky Generative Research Award from the Work and Family Researchers Network.
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 120 articles in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Human Relations; contributed over 25 chapters to edited volumes; and presented over 160 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, and as Editor of a Special Issue of Academy of Management Review on work-life theory.
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, All State, 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.
Table of Contents
Introduction - Gary N Powell Examining the Intersection of Gender and WorkPART ONE: GENDER AND OTHER IDENTITIESSex and Gender in the New Millenium - Karen KorabikThe Color and Culture of Gender in Organizations - Bernardo M Ferdman Attending to Race and EthnicityPART TWO: THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIETAL CONTEXTGender and the Changing Nature of Work - Cary L Cooper and Suzan LewisGender and Service Delivery - Barbara A Gutek, Bennett Cherry and Markus GrothOn the Gendered Substructure of Organization - Mark Maier Dimensions and Dilemmas of Corporate MasculinityThe Gender Gap in Earnings - Patricia A Roos and Mary Lizabeth Gatta Trends, Explanations and ProspectsThe Sex Segregation of Occupations - Jerry A Jacobs Prospects for the 21st CenturyPART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL, GROUP AND INTERPERSONAL PROCESSESGender Bias in Interviewers' Evaluations of Applicants - Laura M Graves When and How Does It Occur?Gender Influences on Performance Evaluations - Kathryn M BartolGroup Gender Composition and Work Group Relations - Pamela S Tolbert, Mary E Graham and Alice O Andrews Theories, Evidence and IssuesGender 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 InfluenceA Multiperspective Framework of Sexual Harassment - Lynn Bowes-Sperry and Jasmine Tata Reviewing Two Decades of ResearchRomantic Relationships in Organizational Settings - Gary N Powell and Sharon Foley Something to Talk AboutPART FOUR: CAREERS AND THE QUALITY OF LIFEGender and Careers - Linda K Stroh and Anne H Reilly Present Experiences and Emerging TrendsReflections on the Glass Ceiling - Gary N Powell Recent Trends and Future ProspectsGender and Mentoring Relationships - Belle Rose Ragins A Review and Research Agenda for the Next DecadeWomen Entrepreneurs - Dorothy Perrin Moore Approaching a New MilleniumResearch on Work, Family and Gender - Jeffrey H Greenhaus and Saroj Parasuraman Current Status and Future DirectionsStress and the Working Woman - Marilyn J Davidson and Sandra FieldenPART FIVE: ORGANIZATIONAL INITIATIVESAffirmative Action - Alison M Konrad and Frank Linnehan History, Effects and AttitudesImpacts of Diversity and Work-Life Initiatives in Organizations - Sharon A LobelPART FIVE: CONDUCTING FUTURE RESEARCHMethodological Issues in Conducting Research on Gender in Organizations - Elizabeth A Cooper and Susan M Bosco