Since the enactment of the gender equality laws in the USA in the mid 1970s, scholars and policy makers have placed much focus on the situation of women within management. In this research review the authors discuss seminal articles by leading academics to demonstrate that there continue to be differences between equal opportunities policies and work place practices.
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International Research and Practice
Edited by Susan Vinnicombe, Val Singh, Ronald J. Burke, Diana Bilimoria and Morten Huse
This important new book addresses the growing international interest in women on corporate boards of directors.
Edited by Diana Bilimoria and Sandy Kristin Piderit
This comprehensive Handbook presents specially commissioned original essays on the societal roles and contexts facing women in business and management, the specific career and work–life issues of women in these fields, organizational processes affecting women, and the role of women as leaders in business and management. The essays shed light on the extant structures and practices of society and organizations that constrain or facilitate women’s representation, treatment, quality of life, and success.