An engaging contribution to the increasing body of knowledge about gender and organizations, Gender, Culture and Organizational Change examines gender-based inequality in organizations and considers how sexual and social relations between women and men based on sexuality, power and control determine the cultures, structures and practices of organization and the experiences of men and women working in them.
Gender, Culture and Organizational Change represents a decade of experience of managing change and implementing theory in public sector organizations during a period of major social, political and economic transition and analyses the progress that has been made. It expands to make wider connections with women and trade unions in Europe and management development for women in the "developing" countries of Africa and Asia. It will be valuable reading for students in social policy, gender studies and sociology and for professionals with an interest in understanding the dynamics of the workplace.

chapter |8 pages


part I|121 pages

Gendering organizational culture

chapter 1|20 pages

Gender and cultural change

chapter 5|11 pages

Gendered ageism

A double jeopardy for women in organizations

chapter 6|18 pages

Gendered noise

Organizations and the silence and din of domination

chapter 7|17 pages

Diversity and change

Gender, welfare and organizational relations

part II|169 pages

Strategies for organizational change

chapter 10|11 pages

Challenging racism

The BBC mentor scheme

chapter 11|11 pages

Women in social services

Accelerating the process of change

chapter 12|20 pages

Leading in their own ways

Women chief executives in local government

chapter 13|22 pages

Redrawing the boundaries

Trade unions, women and ‘Europe'

chapter 14|15 pages

The gender lens

Management development for women in ‘developing countries'

chapter 15|28 pages

Gender, culture, power and change

A materialist analysis

chapter 16|15 pages

Making connections

Frameworks for change