Men as Managers, Managers as Men: Critical Perspectives on Men, Masculinities and Managements

Men as Managers, Managers as Men: Critical Perspectives on Men, Masculinities and Managements

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Most work on gender in organizations is focused on women in organizations in relation to power structures dominated by men; however, Men as Managers, Managers as Men explores the relationship between men, masculinities, and management. The first international book to address the relationship between constructions of masculinity and managerial and power processes in organizations, this volume also examines top and middle managers, entrepreneurs and corporate executives, and public and private sector managers. Drawing on both theoretical and empirical contributions from three continents, the book critically examines: the reproduction of power and gender inequality in organizations the connections between specific managerial functions and particular dominant masculinities the historical and global diversity of men, masculinities, and managements Following an extended introductory chapter by the editors that locates ...

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