Women and Men in Management
`This book is in its third edition, with good reason. It provides a comprehensive, objective and dispassionate coverage of gender issues in human resource management' - 'International Employment Relations Review
`If you were to choose a dozen books as a foundation library about women in the workplace, this book should be amongst them' - 'Women in Management Review
Around the world, women comprise a greater proportion of both workers and managers than ever before. However, women continue to be excluded from top management positions, segregated into low-paying occupations, and paid less for the same work as men. Why does biological sex continue to have such a powerful effect in the workplace? Is it only a matter of time before individuals' work experiences are unaffected by their sex? Women and Men in Management, Third Edition answers these questions. It provides a comprehensive review of the literature on gender and organizations. To reflect the explosion of research during the 10 years since the second edition, this edition includes references to over 900 sources, over 80% of which are new to this edition. The book covers a unique and wide range of topics, including employment decisions, work teams, leadership, sexual harassment, workplace romance, career development, the glass ceiling, work and family, and strategies for promoting an organizational culture of nondiscrimination, diversity, and inclusion. It offers concrete recommendations that individuals and organizations may implement to ensure that all people have fulfilling and productive careers, regardless of their biological sex.
New to This Edition:
- Focus on "where we are now"
- Expanded coverage of topics that have received increased attention in recent years (e.g., entrepreneurship, the glass ceiling, work and family, work teams, global leaders, homophobia in the workplace)
- Focus on gender-incorporates theories and research on the intersection of gender and other identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, age, nationality, sexual orientation)
- International in focus through reference to research studies and statistics from across the globe
- More accessible with greater use of corporate examples