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Title Handbook of gendered careers in management : getting in, getting on, getting out / edited by Adelina M. Broadbridge, Sandra L. Fielden
Published Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Elgar Original Reference
Elgar original reference.
Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Introduction; PART 1 GETTING IN; 1. Education and career counselling; 2. The internship class: subjectivity and inequalities -- gender, race and class; 3. Understanding and researching 'choice' in women's career trajectories; 4. Gender scripts as access codes to management positions; 5. Gendered understanding of recruitment processes: applications and résumés; 6. Presumed incompetent: perceived lack of fit and gender bias in recruitment and selection
14. Pursuing, doing and reviewing mentoring relationships15. Women managers, careers and organizations; 16. How some women achieve success; 17. Creating and sustaining positive careers for women: a closer look at organizational context; 18. Women and leadership; 19. 'Woman as a project': key issues for women who want to get on; 20. Women on boards in Australia: achieving real change or more of the same?; 21. Global career challenges for women crossing international borders; 22. Pursuing partnerships: flexible work arrangements in US accounting and law firms
23. Back to the future: a gendered analysis of' getting on' in the professional services firm24. What's 'woman's work'? Work-family interface among women entrepreneurs in Italy; PART 3 GETTING OUT; 25. Playing, quitting or changing the game? A discussion of women managers' responses to organizational conditions; 26. Encore careers: motivating factors for career exit and rebirth; 27. Senior women, work-life balance and the decision to quit: a generational perspective; 28. Exploring the career decisions of professional women with dependent children
29. Retirement -- a new beginning or the beginning of the end?30. Transitioning with Grace: women's post-retirement needs and adjustment; Index
7. Talking yourself into work: insights from sociolinguistics about gender and the employment interview8. 'This is just the way it is': executive search and gendered careers; 9. Inclusion and exclusion processes in the executive search business: an intersectional approach; 10. Breaking down barriers; PART 2 GETTING ON; 11. Theories of vertical segregation in feminized occupations: rethinking dominant perspectives and making use of Bourdieu; 12. Women's beliefs about breaking glass ceilings; 13. Risk aversion among women: reality or simply 'doing gender'?
Summary Handbook of Gendered Careers in Management provides an international overview of current practice and theory surrounding gendered employment in management, illustrating the impact of gender on key stages of career development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 28, 2015)
Subject Executives -- Vocational guidance.
Women executives.
Form Electronic book
Author Broadbridge, Adelina M., editor
Fielden, Sandra L., editor
ISBN 1782547703 (electronic bk)
9781782547709 (electronic bk)