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The Oxford Handbook of Gender in Organizations


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Part I. Theorizing Gender and Organizations 1: Marta Calas, Linda Smircich, Evangelina Holvino: Theorizing Gender-and-Organization: Changing Times, Changing Theories 2: Albert Mills, Jean Helms-Mills, Marianne Paludi: Disturbing Thoughts and Gendered Practices: A Discursive View of Feminist Organizational Analysis 3: Silvia Gherardi: Organizations as Symbolic Gendered Order 4: Heather Hoepfl: Was will der Mann? 5: Patricia Lewis: Feminism, Post-Feminism and Emerging Femininities in Entrepreneurship 6: Karen Lee Ashcraft, Kate Lockwood Harris: Meaning that Matters: An Organization Communication perspective on Gender, Discourse, and Materiality. Part II. Gender in Leadership and Management 7: Alice Eagly, Leire Gartzia, Linda L. Carli: Female Advantage Revisited 8: Isabel Metz, Carol Kulik: The Rocky Climb: Women's Advancement in Management 9: Yvonne du Billing, Mats Alvesson: Leadership: A Matter of Gender? 10: Sharon Mavin, Jannine Williams, Gina Grandy: Negative Intra-gender Relations between Women: Friendship, Competition and Female Misogyny 11: Gary Powell: Sex, Gender & Leadership: What do Four Decades of Research Tell Us? 12: Savita Kumra: Gendered Constructions of Merit and Impression Management within Professional Services Firms Part III. Gender and Careers 13: Debra Major, Val Streets: Gender & Careers: Obstacles and Opportunities 14: Susanne Bruckmuller, Michelle Ryan, Floor Rink, Alex Haslam: The Glass Cliff: Examining Why Women Occupy Leadership in Precarious Circumstances 15: Yvonne Benschop & Marieke van den Brink: Power and Resistance in Gender Equality Strategies: Comparing Quotas and Small Wins 16: Sandra Fielden, Carianne Hunt: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 17: Ron Burke: Organizational Culture, Work Investments, and the Careers of Men: Disadvantages to Women? 18: Barbara Bagilhole: Challenging Gender Boundaries: Pressures and Constraints on Women in Non-Traditional Occupations Part IV. Masculinities in Organizations 19: Jeff Hearn: Contextualizing Men, Masculinities, Leadership and Management: Embodied/Virtual, Theory/Practice 20: Stephen Whitehead: Masculinities in Management: Hidden, Invisible & Persistent 21: Nick Rumens: Masculinity and Sexuality at Work: Incorporating Gay and Bisexual Men's Perspectives 22: Ruth Simpson: Doing Gender Differently: Men in Caring Occupations 23: David Knights, Marie Tullberg: Masculinity in the Financial Sector 24: Janne Tienari, Alexei Koveshnikov: Masculinity in Multinationals

About the Author

Dr Savita Kumra is a Senior Lecturer at Brunel Business School. Savita completed her doctorate at Cranfield School of Management where she is a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Developing Women Business Leaders. Savita is also International Research Fellow in the Novak Druce Centre for Professional Services at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. She has published in British Journal of Management, Gender, Work and Organization, Journal of Business Ethics and Gender in Management: An International Journal. She has recently published her first book, co-authored with Dr. Simonetta Manfredi, Equality and Diversity Management: Theory and Practice, published by Oxford University Press. Ruth Simpson is a Professor of Management at Brunel Business School, UK. She has published widely in the area of gender and management, gender and emotions and gender and careers. Recent books include Men in Caring Occupations: Doing Gender Differently; Gendering Emotions in Organizations; Revealing and Concealing Gender in Organizations; Dirty Work: Concepts and Identities; and Emotions in Transmigration. Ronald Burke is Professor Emeritus of Organizational Studies, Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto. He is the editor or co-editor of 41 books and has published numerous articles and book chapters. The founding editor of the Canadian Journal of Administrative Studies, he has served on the editorial boards of over 20 journals. His current research interests include work and health, corporate reputation, human frailties in the workplace, and women in management. He has served as Associate dean-Research, head of the Doctoral Program, Research Committee and Organizational Studies area at Schulich.


What this Handbook offers is a broad range of theoretical approaches and future directions for the study of gender and organizations, drawn from different disciplines. * Tessa Wright, Work, Employment and Society *

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