Understanding gender and organizations / Mats Alvesson and Yvonne Due Billing.

by Alvesson, Mats, 1956-Looking glass; Billing, Yvonne DueLooking glass.

Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 1997.Description: viii, 248 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0761953604; 0761953612.Subject(s): Organizational behaviorLooking glass | Corporate cultureLooking glass | Sexual division of laborLooking glass | Businessmen -- Conduct of lifeLooking glass | Businesswomen -- Conduct of lifeNote: Includes bibliographical references (pages [230]-242) and index.
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Gender underpins contemporary organizational structure and practice, but is often relegated to the margins of mainstream organization theory. This volume provides a comprehensive, gendered perspective on organizational life. MatsAlvesson and Yvonne Due Billing demonstrate that a gendered perspective provides important insights into the actions of men and women in organizations and, as a result, the characteristics of organizations as a whole. Considering the complex and contradictory nature of gender relations, Alvesson and Billing argue for an organizational analysis that is sensitive to conflicts, ambiguity and local diversity.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [230]-242) and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Different Perspectives on Gender
  • Gender and Work
  • Masculinities, Femininities and Work
  • Gender, Organizational Culture and Sexuality
  • Women and Management I
  • A Review of Research Results
  • Women and Management II
  • Four Positions
  • From Women to Gender Relations
  • Reconstructing Gender and Organization Studies

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