Women in Management: Current Research Issues Volume II
Publication Year: 2000
Following on from the successful Women in Management: Current Research Issues, this volume provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of current international research findings pertaining to women in management, reflecting recent global changes and issues. Like its predecessor, this volume brings together an international group of eminent academics, who review the major contemporary issues facing women in management, as well as the individual, organizational, and governmental consequences of these changes. Women in Management: Current Issues in Research II will be a vital resource for scholars and students in management, business, occupational psychology, industrial sociology, and gender studies. In addition, related work groups such as Personnel, Occupational Management, Management Consultants, and Trainers, as well as Trade Unionists should find this book essential to read.
- Front Matter
- Subject Index
Part I: Women Managers and Entrepreneurs – A Global Perspective
- Chapter 2: The Position of Women in Management in Europe
- Chapter 3: French Women Managers: A Search for Equality but Enduring Differences
- Chapter 4: Women Managers and Business Owners in New Zealand
- Chapter 5: Women Entrepreneurs in the United States
- Chapter 6: Women Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners in Norway and Canada
Part II: Career Development and High Fliers
- Chapter 7: Think Career Global, but Act Local: Understanding Networking as a Culturally Differentiated Career Skill
- Chapter 8: Women and Expatriation: Revisiting Adler's Findings
- Chapter 9: Feminine Leadership – A Review of Gender Differences in Managerial Behaviour and Effectiveness
- Chapter 10: Women Corporate Directors: Current Research and Future Directions
- Chapter 11: Lessons from the Careers of Successful Women
Part III: Occupational Stress and Black and Ethnic Minority Issues
- Chapter 12: Women, Work Stress and Health
- Chapter 13: Stress and the Unemployed Woman Manager – A Comparative Approach
- Chapter 14: Refracted Lives: Sources of Disconnection between Black and White Women
- Chapter 15: Black and Ethnic Minority Women Managers in the UK – Continuity or Change?
Part IV: The Future – Organizational and Government Initiatives
- Chapter 16: The Glass Ceiling: Explaining the Good and Bad News
- Chapter 17: The Business Case and the Management of Diversity
- Chapter 18: Critical Studies on Men, Masculinities and Managements
- Chapter 19: Affirmative Action in Australia: Employment Equity at the Crossroads
- Chapter 20: Towards Short-Term Contract Cultures: The Future Impact on Women in Management
Editorial arrangement and Chapter 1 © Marilyn J. Davidson and Ronald J. Burke 2000
Chapter 2 © Susan Vinnicombe 2000
Chapter 3 © Jacqueline Laufer 2000
Chapter 4 © Judy McGregor and David Tweed 2000
Chapter 5 © Mary C. Mattis 2000
Chapter 6 © Astrid M. Richardsen and Ronald J. Burke 2000
Chapter 7 © Cheryl Travers and Carole Pemberton 2000
Chapter 8 © Linda K. Stroh, Arup Varma and Stacey J. Valy-Durbin 2000
Chapter 9 © Claartje J. Vinkenburg, Paul G.W. Jansen and Paul L. Koopman 2000
Chapter 10 © Diana Bilimoria and Jane V. Wheeler 2000
Chapter 11 © Barbara White 2000
Chapter 12 © Debra L. Nelson and Ronald J. Burke 2000
Chapter 13 © Sandra L. Fielden and Marilyn J. Davidson 2000
Chapter 14 © Ella L.J. Edmonson Bell and Stella M. Nkomo 2000
Chapter 15 © Reena Bhavnani and Angela Coyle 2000
Chapter 16 © Gary N. Powell 2000
Chapter 17 © Catherine Cassell 2000
Chapter 18 © David L. Collinson and Jeff Hearn 2000
Chapter 19 © Andrew Hede 2000
Chapter 20 © Cary L. Cooper 2000
First published 2000
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Notes on Contributors[Page vii]
Ella J. Edmondson Bell, Associate Professor, Department of Management, Belk College of Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA.
Reena Bhavnani, Lecturer, Department of Sociology, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK.
Diana Bilimoria, Associate Professor, Department of Organizational Behavior, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106-7235, USA.
Ronald J. Burke, Editor, Professor in Organizational Behaviour/Industrial Relations, Faculty of Administrative Studies, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada.
Catherine Cassell, Lecturer in Organization Behaviour/Human Resource Management, Sheffield University Management School, 9 Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 4DT, UK.
David L. Collinson, Reader in Organizational Analysis, Industrial Relations and Organizational Behaviour Group, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK.
Cary L. Cooper, BUPA Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health and Pro-Vice Chancellor External Relations, Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK.
Angela Coyle, Professor, Department of Sociology, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK.
Marilyn J. Davidson, Editor, Professor of Managerial Psychology, Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK.
Sandra L. Fielden, Director of the Centre for Business Psychology, Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK.
Jeff Hearn, Professorial Research Fellow, Faculty of Economic Studies, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK. Visiting Professor in the Universities of Abo Akadeni, Finland, and Oslo, Norway.
Andrew Hede, Professor of Management and Dean of Business, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, Queensland 4558, Australia.
[Page viii]Paul G.W. Jansen, Professor of Industrial Psychology, Faculty of Economics, Department of Business Administration, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, NL 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Paul L. Koopman, Professor of Organizational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, NL 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Jacqueline Laufer, Professor, Département Management et Ressources Humaines, HEC School of Management 1 rue de la Libération, 78351 Jouy-en-Josas, Cedex, France.
Mary C. Mattis, Vice-President of Research and Advisory Services, Catalyst, 120 Wall Street 5th floor, New York 10005, USA.
Judy McGregor, Professor, Department of Human Resource Management, College of Business, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Debra L. Nelson, Professor of Management, College of Business Administration, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA.
Stella M. Nkomo, Professor, Department of Management, Belk College of Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA.
Carole Pemberton, Career Matters, 78 Waldegrave Road, Brighton BNI 699, UK.
Gary N. Powell, Ackerman Scholar and Professor of Management, University of Connecticut, Box U-41, 368 Fairfield Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-2041, USA.
Astrid M. Richardsen, Associate Professor and Department Head, Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, N-9037, Tromsø, Norway.
Linda K. Stroh, Professor, Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.
Cheryl Travers, Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management, The Business School, Loughborough University, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leics LE11 3TU, UK.
David Tweed, Lecturer, Department of Management Systems, College of Business, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Stacey J. Valy-Durbin, Training and Development, The Fort James Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015, USA.
Arup Varma, Associate Professor, Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.
Claartje J. Vinkenburg, Management Consultant, Berenschot – The Change Factory, Bernadottelaan 13, NL 3527 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands.
[Page ix]Susan Vinnicombe, Director of Graduate Research and Director of the Centre for Developing Women Business Leaders, Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Beds. MK43 0AL, UK.
Jane V. Wheeler, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, College of Business Administration, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA.
Barbara White, Honorary Lecturer in Psychology, Department of Psychology, Eleanor Rathbone Building, University of Liverpool, Bedford Street South, Liverpool L69 7ZA, UK.
I would like to acknowledge and thank two important mentors in my life – Art Veno and Cary Cooper. I hope I can now do for others, what they did for me.Marilyn J.Davidson
I would like to acknowledge the general support provided by the School of Business, York University and the specific assistance of Mary Amati in co-ordinating manuscripts and correspondence. I am also grateful to our international contributors. Finally, I owe a debt of gratitude to Donald DeRosa and William Weitzel, friends and colleagues, who have been there for the past 30 years.Ronald J.Burke