"My students love this book. It is well written, communicates points clearly, and is informative." — Mary E. Guy, University of Colorado Denver
"This is by far the most authoritative text on the subject." — Paula Hooper Mayhew, Fairleigh Dickinson University
This bestseller provides a comprehensive survey and review of the literature on gender in organizations. Referencing the most recent employment and research data, the book covers employment decisions, work teams, leadership, sexual harassment, workplace romance, career development, and work and family. In a final chapter, Gary N. Powell provides specific research-based strategies for both the individual and the organization to promote an organizational culture of nondiscrimination, diversity, and inclusion.
New to This Edition
- Completely revised Chapter 1: A new section titled On the Psychology of Sex situates the book in the context of workplace issues in the first decade of the 21st century
- Thoroughly updated tables and statistics: One of the book's strengths is the comprehensive coverage and analysis of the latest available employment data
- Revised chapter-opening vignettes: Making the volume more current, new and additional vignettes enhance the coverage of today's workplace.
- More emphasis on the global workforce: Chapters carry additional examples as well as more references to international comparisons, such as Chinese family structures in Chapter 8
- An Instructor Teaching Site: Available at www.sagepub.com/powell4einstr, the instructor materials contain a short-essay test bank, PowerPoint slides, and journal articles organized by chapter to enhance the topical coverage through the latest academic research
This is a core text for gender and management or gender in organizations courses in departments of Business, Management, Public Administration and Policy, Women's Studies, Communication, and Sociology.