Challenging workplace inequality: Strategies to transform gender perceptions in a machista culture

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Publication date: 8 January 2018

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

Scope exists for women executives to challenge the prevailing gender inequality within the machista culture in Mexico. Approaches based on sameness and difference can inspire greater equality in the short term but in reality help preserve essentialist notions of gender. A more profound strategy is advocated as means to address the gender binary that provides the foundation for inequality.

Practical implications

The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2018), "Challenging workplace inequality: Strategies to transform gender perceptions in a machista culture", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 26 No. 1, pp. 20-22. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-12-2017-0183

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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