Women and men in management / Gary N. Powell, Laura M. Graves.

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Main Author: Powell, Gary N.
Other Authors: Graves, Laura M.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2003.
Edition:3rd ed.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Sex, gender, and work
  • Sex versus gender
  • Sex as a primary dimension of diversity
  • Watching out for biases
  • Organization of the book
  • 2. Yesterday and today
  • A century of changes
  • The first half
  • The second half
  • The century draws to a close
  • A snapshot of the present
  • The sex segregation of occupations
  • The sex gap in earnings
  • Looking forward
  • 3. Becoming women and men
  • Sex differences
  • Children's interests and activities
  • Cognitive abilities
  • Moral judgments
  • Social behavior
  • Gender differences
  • Gender stereotypes
  • Sexism
  • Gender identity
  • Nature and nurture
  • Gender role socialization
  • Parents
  • Schools
  • The mass media
  • Limitations of gender stereotypes and roles
  • Influencing gender stereotypes and roles
  • 4. Making employment decisions
  • Decisions by individuals
  • Reactions to jobs
  • Reactions to organizations
  • Job search behavior
  • Decisions by organizations
  • How and when does sex discrimination occur?
  • Who discriminates against whom?
  • Improving employment decisions
  • Taking charge of self-selection decisions
  • Improving organizational selection decisions
  • 5. Working in teams
  • Sex and gender differences in mixed-sex terms
  • Explanations
  • Differences
  • Influence of team composition on individual members
  • Explanations
  • Experiences
  • Influence of team composition on team effectiveness
  • The importance of situational factors
  • Making mixed-sex teams work
  • Proactive managers
  • Responsible team members.
  • 6. Leading people
  • Leader stereotypes
  • Attitudes toward women as leaders
  • Leader behavior and effectiveness
  • Theories
  • Evidence
  • Promoting effective leadership
  • 7. Dealing with sexuality in the workplace
  • Sexual harassment
  • Definitions
  • Explanations
  • Experiences
  • Workplace romances
  • Causes
  • Dynamics
  • Consequences
  • Addressing the intersection of sexuality and work
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace romances
  • 8. Pursuing careers
  • What makes a career successful?
  • Sex differences in careers
  • Employment gaps and leaves of absence
  • Part-time work
  • Developmental experiences
  • Turnover
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Retirement
  • The glass ceiling
  • The intersection of work and family
  • Work-family initiatives
  • Organizational culture
  • We are family
  • A juggling act
  • Facilitating employees' career success
  • Bias-free decisions
  • Access to developmental experiences
  • Family-friendly environment
  • Succeeding on your own terms
  • The rest of the story
  • 9. Promoting nondiscrimination, diversity, and inclusion
  • Legal requirements
  • Refraining from discrimination
  • Taking affirmative action
  • Business imperatives
  • Why promote diversity?
  • Why promote inclusion?
  • Organizational actions
  • Setting and communicating goals
  • Identifying and rewarding the right behavior
  • Stimulating employee involvement
  • Educating employees
  • Implementing cultural change
  • Conclusions for the book.