Gender in Management: Volume 30 Issue 5


An International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Women in academia

Guest Editors: Assoc. Prof. Tanuja Agarwala

Exit the king. Enter the maid: Changing discourses on gendered management ideals in Swedish Higher Education

Helen Peterson

The aims of this paper are twofold: first, to explore if and how management ideals are gendered within the context of Swedish higher education management and second, to…

Naming the parts: a case-study of a gender equality initiative with academic women

Aifric O Grada, Caitríona Ní Laoire, Carol Linehan, Geraldine Boylan, Linda Connolly

This paper aims to seek to contribute to current debates about the effectiveness of different types of gender equality interventions in the academic context. This paper presents…


The symbolic meaning of artifacts for the workplace identity of women in academia

Linzi J. Kemp, Linda Angell, Linda McLoughlin

– The aim of this paper is to investigate the symbolic meaning attributed by women in academia to workplace artifacts.


Succumbing, surviving, succeeding? Women managers in academia

Barbara Marcia Thompson

The purpose of this paper is to address an under-explored and under-theorised aspect of gender work in UK academia in that it looks at the professional lives of middle and senior…

Policies that make a difference: bridging the gender equity and work-family gap in academia

Katharine Ridgway O'Brien, Larry R. Martinez, Enrica N. Ruggs, Jan Rinehart, Michelle R Hebl

This paper aims to highlight interventions that promote female (and male) faculty’s ability to balance work-family issues at a specific academic institution, in response to a…

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