Gender in Management: Volume 23 Issue 6


An International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Critical perspectives in diversity and equality management

Guest Editors: Beverly D. Metcalfe, Carol Woodhams

Critical perspectives in diversity and equality management

Beverly D. Metcalfe, Carol Woodhams

This paper aims to draw conceptual links between the papers in this special issue, arguing that diversity and equality research is located within varying socio‐political…


Diversity management discourse meets queer theory

Regine Bendl, Alexander Fleischmann, Christa Walenta

The paper's aim is to examine how diversity management discourse reproduces heteronormative essentialist notions of identity in organisations.


Career counselling for women managers at mid‐career: Developing an autobiographical approach

Anna‐Maija Lämsä, Minna Hiillos

This paper aims to provide a framework for career counselling designed particularly to support the career development of mid‐career women managers. This approach is referred to as…


Managing careers: experiences of successful women in the Chinese IT industry

Huiping Xian, Carol Woodhams

This paper seeks to examine the career experiences of seven women who have developed successful careers in the Chinese information technology (IT) industry, focusing on the way…


Translating a management concept: diversity management in Denmark

Annette Risberg, Anne‐Marie Søderberg

The purpose of this study is to understand how the concept of diversity management is translated and adapted into the Danish societal context. The authors therefore seek to answer…


Work‐family culture in academia: a gendered view of work‐family conflict and coping strategies

Gina Gaio Santos, Carlos Cabral‐Cardoso

The paper looks at the tensions and conflict between work and family life that arise from work intensification in higher education, in the particular context of Portuguese…

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