Women and Men in Management

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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.


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Sex Gender and Work
Yesterday and Today
Becoming Women and Men
Making Employment Decisions
Working in Teams
Leading People
Dealing with Sexuality in the Workplace
Pursuing Careers
Promoting Nondiscrimination Diversity and Inclusion
Conclusions for the Book
About the Authors

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Gary N. Powell, Ph.D., is Professor of Management and Ackerman Scholar at the University of Connecticut. He is a recognized scholar on gender and diversity issues in the workplace. He is editor of Handbook of Gender and Work, author of two earlier editions of Women and Men in Management, and author of Gender and Diversity in the Workplace: Learning Activities and Exercises. His graduate course on women and men in management won the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Committee on Equal Opportunity for Women Innovation Award and first led to the writing of this book. He has received the University of Connecticut President's Award for Promoting Multiculturalism. He is a former Chair, Program Chair, and Executive Committee member 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 numerous articles in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and presented numerous papers at academic meetings. He has served on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management and is a Past President, Program Chair, and Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management. He also is a former Co-Chair of the Status of Minorities Task Force of the Academy of Management and has served on the Editorial Board of Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, and Journal of Management.

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