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Women and Men in Management,9780761921967

Women and Men in Management

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780761921967

ISBN10:
0761921966
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/27/2002
Publisher(s):
Sage Publications, Inc
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Summary

Women and Men in Management, Third Edition answers these questions and more. 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, the book includes references to over 900 sources, of which over 80% 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.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Nancy J. Adler
Acknowledgments xiii
Sex, Gender, and Work
1(11)
Sex Versus Gender
3(1)
Sex as a Primary Dimension of Diversity
4(2)
Watching Out for Biases
6(1)
Organization of the Book
7(5)
Yesterday and Today
12(24)
A Century of Changes
13(11)
The First Half
13(3)
The Second Half
16(6)
The Century Draws to a Close
22(2)
A Snapshot of the Present
24(7)
The Sex Segregation of Occupations
24(6)
The Sex Gap in Earnings
30(1)
Looking Forward
31(5)
Becoming Women and Men
36(36)
Sex Differences
38(6)
Children's Interests and Activities
38(2)
Cognitive Abilities
40(2)
Moral Judgments
42(1)
Social Behavior
43(1)
Gender Differences
44(3)
Gender Stereotypes
44(2)
Sexism
46(1)
Gender Identity
47(4)
Nature and Nurture
51(2)
Gender Role Socialization
53(7)
Parents
53(3)
Schools
56(1)
The Mass Media
57(3)
Limitations of Gender Stereotypes and Roles
60(3)
Influencing Gender Stereotypes and Roles
63(9)
Making Employment Decisions
72(30)
Decisions by Individuals
73(9)
Reactions to Jobs
74(4)
Reactions to Organizations
78(2)
Job Search Behavior
80(2)
Decisions by Organizations
82(9)
How and When Does Sex Discrimination Occur?
83(5)
Who Discriminates Against Whom?
88(3)
Improving Employment Decisions
91(11)
Taking Charge of Self-Selection Decisions
91(1)
Improving Organizational Selection Decisions
92(10)
Working in Teams
102(31)
Sex and Gender Differences in Mixed-Sex Teams
104(5)
Explanations
104(2)
Differences
106(3)
Influence of Team Composition on Individual Members
109(5)
Explanations
109(4)
Experiences
113(1)
Influence of Team Composition on Team Effectiveness
114(2)
The Importance of Situational Factors
116(4)
Making Mixed-Sex Teams Work
120(13)
Proactive Managers
120(3)
Responsible Team Members
123(10)
Leading People
133(24)
Leader Stereotypes
135(5)
Attitudes Toward Women as Leaders
140(3)
Leader Behavior and Effectiveness
143(8)
Theories
145(4)
Evidence
149(2)
Promoting Effective Leadership
151(6)
Dealing with Sexuality in the Workplace
157(26)
Sexual Harassment
159(8)
Definitions
159(3)
Explanations
162(2)
Experiences
164(3)
Workplace Romances
167(6)
Causes
167(2)
Dynamics
169(2)
Consequences
171(2)
Addressing the Intersection of Sexuality and Work
173(10)
Sexual Harassment
173(4)
Workplace Romances
177(6)
Pursuing Careers
183(34)
What Makes a Career Successful?
185(1)
Sex Differences in Careers
186(7)
Employment Gaps and Leaves of Absence
187(1)
Part-Time Work
188(1)
Developmental Experiences
189(2)
Turnover
191(1)
Entrepreneurship
191(1)
Retirement
192(1)
The Glass Ceiling
193(2)
The Intersection of Work and Family
195(10)
Work-Family Initiatives
195(3)
Organizational Culture
198(1)
We Are Family
199(2)
A Juggling Act
201(4)
Facilitating Employees' Career Success
205(4)
Bias-Free Decisions
206(1)
Access to Developmental Experiences
207(1)
Family-Friendly Environment
207(2)
Succeeding on Your Own Terms
209(1)
The Rest of the Story
210(7)
Promoting Nondiscrimination, Diversity, and Inclusion
217(32)
Legal Requirements
219(6)
Refraining from Discrimination
220(4)
Taking Affrimative Action
224(1)
Business Imperatives
225(5)
Why Promote Diversity?
225(3)
Why Promote Inclusion?
228(2)
Organizational Actions
230(9)
Setting and Communicating Goals
231(1)
Identifying and Rewarding the Right Behavior
232(3)
Stimulating Employee Involvement
235(1)
Educating Employees
236(1)
Implementing Cultural Change
237(2)
Conclusions for the Book
239(10)
Index 249(12)
About the Authors 261


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