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Women and Men in Management (4th Revised edition)

Women and Men in Management (4th Revised edition)

By: Gary N. Powell (author)Paperback

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The Fourth Edition of Women and Men in Management offers a comprehensive survey and review of the literature on gender and organizations. The text covers a wide range of topics, including employment decisions, work teams, leadership, sexual harassment, workplace romance, career development, work and family, and much more. Powell provides specific research-based strategies for both the individual and the organization to promote an organizational culture of nondiscrimination, diversity, and inclusion. New to the Fourth Edition - A new Chapter 1 grounds the book more solidly within the context of workplace issues in the first decade of the 21st century. - The numerous tables and statistics cited throughout the text have been thoroughly updated. - Chapters carry more examples as well as greater representation of international issues. - A new ancillary package with suggested readings, PowerPoints, and discussion questions and activities accompanies the new edition as well.

About 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.


Foreword - Belle Rose Ragins1. Sex, Gender, and Work On the Psychology of Sex Sex versus Gender Dimensions of Diversity Watching Out for Biases Organization of the Book2. Yesterday and Today Girl Power at School, but Not at the Office The 20th Century: A Century of Change A Snapshot of the Present Looking Forward3. Becoming Women and Men Boys Mow Lawns, Girls Do Dishes Sex Differences Gender Stereotypes Gender Identity Sexism Nature and Nurture Gender Socialization Beyond Gender Stereotypes and Roles4. Making Employment Decisions (by Laura M. Graves and Gary N. Powell) Out of Sight Keeps Women in Mind Self-Selection Decisions Selection Decisions Improving Employment Decisions 5. Working in Diverse Teams (by Laura M. Graves and Gary N. Powell) Lehman Brothers and Sisters Sex Effects Sex Similarity Effects Sex Diversity Effects The Importance of Situational Factors Making Mixed-Sex Teams Work6. Leading People The Gender and Leadership Wars Leader Preferences Leader Stereotypes Attitudes toward Women as Leaders Leader Behavior and Effectiveness Promoting Effective Leadership7. Dealing with Sexuality in the Workplace Touching Me, Touching You-at Work Sexual Harassment Workplace Romance Addressing the Intersection of Sexuality and Work8. Managing the Work-Family Interface Jennifer's Story We Are Family A Juggling Act The Meaning of Success Work-Family Decisions Being Family-Friendly Balancing Work and Family The Rest of Jennifer's Story9. Promoting Nondiscrimination, Diversity, and Inclusion We Love Diversity Legal Requirements Business Imperatives Organizational Actions

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412972840
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781412972840
  • ISBN10: 1412972841
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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