Women and Men in Management (5th Revised edition)

Women and Men in Management (5th Revised edition)

By: Gary N. Powell (author)Paperback

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Examine the evolving roles and experiences of women and men in the global workplace. In the Fifth Edition of Women and Men in Management, author Gary N. Powell provides a comprehensive survey and review of the literature on gender and organizations. This new edition is more intersectional than ever with expanded coverage of how race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression, and generational differences intersect with gender in the workplace. Packed with the latest statistics, research, and examples, the text explores important issues like the gender pay gap, stereotypes and biases, sexual harassment in the workplace, work-life balance, and practical strategies for creating inclusive cultures. New to this Edition Includes references to nearly 1,000 sources to reflect the growing of research since the last edition from 2010. Includes the latest research and statistics on a wide range of important issues like labor force participation, educational attainment, occupational attainment, and more. Public events and trends since the last edition, such as increased public attention to rampant sexual harassment by corporate executives, have been incorporated. New attention is devoted to issues such as the effect of social media on gender socialization and how tech companies lose women of color during the hiring process.

About 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, 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.

Contents

Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Sex, Gender, and Work On the Psychology of Sex Sex and Gender Dimensions of Diversity Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination Watching out for Biases Organization of the Book Notes Chapter 2. Yesterday and Today Girl Power at School but Not at the Office Society Prior to the 20th Century The 20th Century: A Century of Change The First Half The Second Half The 21st Century so Far: A Snapshot of the Present The Sex Segregation of Occupations The Sex Gap in Earnings Looking Forward Notes Chapter 3. Becoming Women and Men Gender Wars in the Children's Aisle Sex Differences Children's Interests and Activities Adults' Social Behavior Gender Stereotypes Gender Identity Sexism and Racism Nature and Nurture Gender Socialization Parents Schools Media Beyond Gender Stereotypes and Roles Limitations of Gender Stereotypes Limitations of Gender Roles What's Next? Notes Chapter 4. Making Employment Decisions by Laura M. Graves and Gary N. Powell How High-Tech Companies Lose Women of Color during the Hiring Process Self-Selection Decisions How and When Does Sex Discrimination Occur? Who Discriminates Against Whom? Reactions to Jobs Reactions to Organizations Job Search Behavior Selection Decisions Improving Employment Decisions Improving Self-Selection Decisions Improving Selection Decisions Notes Chapter 5. Working in Diverse Teams by Laura M. Graves and Gary N. Powell Sex Diversity in the Lab Sex Effects Sex Similarity Effects Sex Diversity Effects The Importance of Situational Factors Making Mixed-Sex Teams Work Proactive Organizations and Team Leaders Responsible Team Members Notes Chapter 6. Leading People Why Women Aren't CEOs According to Women Who Almost Were Leader Preferences Leader Stereotypes Linkages of Leadership Theories to Gender Stereotypes Sex Differences in Leader Behavior and Effectiveness Glass Ceilings Promoting Effective Leadership Notes Chapter 7. Dealing With Sexually Oriented Behavior in the Workplace They Won't Believe You Anyway-They're Too Busy With Bro Talk Sexual Harassment Definitions Explanations Experiences Workplace Romance Causes Dynamics Consequences Addressing the Intersection of Sexuality and Work Sexual Harassment Workplace Romance A Personal Postscript Notes Chapter 8. Managing the Work-Family Interface Millennials See Paternity Leave as a Priority What Does it Mean to be "Successful"? We Are Family A Juggling Act Work and Family as Enemies Work and Family as Allies Work and Family as Segmented or Integrated Work-Family Decisions Decision About Whether to Work Part Time or Full Time Decision About Whether to Start a Business Decision About Number of Hours to Devote to Job or Business Decision About Whether to Have a Voluntary Employment Gap or Take a Parental Leave Decision About Whether to Retire When Couples Make Work-Family Decisions Being Family-Friendly Family-Friendly Programs Family-Friendly Culture Balancing Work and Family Notes Chapter 9. Promoting Nondiscrimination, Diversity, and Inclusion We Love Diversity Why Promote Nondiscrimination? Comply With Equal Employment Opportunity Laws Take Affirmative Action Avoid or Reduce Costs of Discrimination Why Promote Diversity? Why Promote Inclusion? Organizational Actions Set and Communicate Goals Identify and Reward the Right Behavior Stimulate Employee Involvement Educate Employees Implement Cultural Change Conclusions for the Book Notes Index About the Author About the Contributor

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  • ISBN13: 9781544327433
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781544327433
  • weight: 400
  • ISBN10: 1544327439
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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