Management, Organization and Masculinity
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Management, Organization and Masculinity by David Knights

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Published by Sage Publications .
Written in English


  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Business Ethics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10907628M
ISBN 100761957510
ISBN 109780761957515

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In book: Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities, Chapter: Men and Masculinities in Work, Organizations and Management, Publisher: Sage, Editors: in M. Kimmel, J. Despite the increasing presence of women in management, most organizations continue to be heavily masculinist in culture. This chapter critically explores the reasons why masculinities persist in management, highlighting the ways they remain hidden and invisible even while heavily influencing the wider organizational culture. Drawing on feminist poststructuralist theories of Author: Stephen M. Whitehead.   The culture of an organization, or even a part of the organization such as a division or other business unit, can determine the degree to which a woman’s own feminine or masculine traits fit. His latest book is Men of the World: Genders, Globalizations, Transnational Times (SAGE, ). He is Managing Co-editor of Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality book series, Co-editor of NORMA: International Journal of Masculinity Studies, and Associate Editor of Gender, Work and Organization/5(2).

The book explores global gender relations, new theories, and practical uses of masculinity research. Looking to the future, a new concluding chapter addresses the politics of masculinities, and the implications of masculinity research for understanding current world issues. In the decade since the First Edition of this critical and provocative text, many aspects of gender have changed, and many have stayed the same. While the gendered study of organizations is a growing field in its own right, in many real-life organizations gaps in gendered job roles and pay are as entrenched as they were. Masculinities book. Masculinities. DOI link for Masculinities. Masculinities book. By RW Connell. Edition 2nd Edition. First Published eBook Published 16 July Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Back to book. chapter 3. 20 Pages. The Social Organization of Masculinity.   Since starting the Art of Manliness, I’ve read a boatload of books about masculinity, manliness, and simply being a man. There are books out there on every aspect of the male experience from practical skills like carving a turkey and dressing well to sociological studies on what it means to be a man in history and modern society to more poetic .

  The illusion of theory as a largely external, social product persists in much management and organization studies today. This article challenges that social determinism, first, by showing how Urwick's theories addressed issues of separation and intimacy, and second, by placing Urwick's work in the context of his relations with women. Unmasking Masculinities: Men and Society is a new anthology that provides a fresh and comprehensive introduction to the field of critical masculinity studies. Grounded in the theories of masculinities with explicit connections between various theoretical perspectives and the readings, this book examines unique domains, such as the Presidency or men's responses to feminism. The feminine style of management is a management style generally characterized by more feminine quality soft skills and behaviors such as empathy, effective communication, and a generally more democratic or team-styled work environment. The style is a growing trend within businesses and is characterized by a form of transformational leadership style. The feminine style of management. This chapter utilizes David Collinson and Jeff Hearn's () framework to understand managerial masculinities as they are manifest in agricultural organizations. It argues that the most dominant discourses of masculinity within the Farmers' Union are those of paternalism and, to a lesser degree, authoritarianism.