Women in Leadership and Management

Women in Leadership and Management

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This book explores the gendered nature of leadership and management. The contributors analyse issues such as management development and therapeutic cultures, expectations placed on women in the workplace, managing maternity and the gendered nature of workplace mistakes. The position of women in various sectors and areas of the politico-economic landscape is also considered. Topics discussed include: women in the boardroom; women in the small to medium size enterprise sector; support for female entrepreneurs; gender in the public sector; and, gender and the management of the European Commission. The book concludes by stating the business case for greater female representation in leadership and management, outlining some of the nuances in changing gender identities, and positioning the content within current macro political developments. As such, it will strongly appeal to academics and researchers in gender studies, policy studies, social science, business and management. Practitioners and consultants in the equal opportunities field will also find much to interest them in this book.Dr Gatrell continues her research interest in theoretical approaches to the management of reproduction and parenting, cultural practices ... Roger Levy is Director of the Graduate Academy of Business at Glasgow Caledonian University and holds degrees from the University of ... Sharon is European Editor of the Learning Organization, and active referee for international journals and conferences primarilyanbsp;...

Title:Women in Leadership and Management
Author:Duncan McTavish, Karen Miller
Publisher:Edward Elgar Pub - 2006-01-01


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