(p. xv) List of Contributors
(p. xv) List of Contributors
Mats Alvesson is Professor of Business Administration at the University of Lund, Sweden, and at University of Queensland Business School, Australia. Recent books include Qualitative Research and Theory Development (Sage, 2011, with Dan Kärreman), Interpreting Interviews (Sage, 2011), Metaphor We Lead By: Understanding Leadership in the Real World (Routledge, 2011, edited with Andre Spicer), The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies (Oxford University Press, edited with Todd Bridgman and Hugh Willmott), Understanding Gender and Organizations (Sage, 2009, second edition, with Yvonne Billing), Reflexive Methodology (Sage, 2009, second edition, with Kaj Skoldberg), Changing Organizational Culture (Routledge, 2008, with Stefan Sveningsson), and Knowledge Work and Knowledge-Intensive Firms (Oxford University Press, 2004).
Karen Lee Ashcraft is Professor of Organizational Communication at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research examines organizational forms and occupational identities, with a guiding interest in relations of power and difference, specifically gender, race, sexuality, and class. Her work appears in numerous management and communication journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Communication Theory, and Management Communication Quarterly, as well as in the book Reworking Gender (Sage, 2004). Her most recent project investigates the historical and contemporary evolution of professional identities in the context of commercial aviation.
Barbara Bagilhole is Professor of Equal Opportunities and Social Policy at Loughborough University. She has researched and published extensively on gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, and intersectionality. Her most recent books are Gender, Power and Management (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and Understanding Equal Opportunities and Diversity (The Policy Press, 2009).
Yvonne Benschop is Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Institute for Management Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Her research concentrates on the informal organization processes that play a crucial role in the success or failure of gender and diversity management strategies, and on the processes of power and resistance in organizational change.
Marieke van den Brink is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Management Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Her main research interest (p. xvi) focuses on ways (gender) inequalities are produced and countered in organizations, especially in recruitment and selection. She currently studies the possibilities for organizational change towards diversity and the resistance against change interventions.
Susanne Bruckmüller is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Exeter, UK. Her research combines approaches of social cognition and intergroup relations to address questions surrounding communication about group differences, privileged and stigmatized social identities, and the cultural reproduction of social inequality. She applies this work to practical issues such as workplace gender discrimination, attitudes and expectations towards immigrants, and the optimization of prejudice reducing interventions.
Ronald J. Burke is Emeritus Professor of Organizational Studies, Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto. His current research interests include voice in the workplace, women in management, work and well-being, work and family, the dark side of leadership and human frailties, and interventions to improve individual and organizational health. He was the Founding Editor of the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences and currently serves on the editorial boards of a dozen journals.
Marta B. Calás is Professor of Organization Studies and International Management in the Department of Management at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is also Adjunct Faculty in the Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Department at the same university. Since the late 1980s, she and Professor Linda Smircich have collaborated to explore the epistemological roots and gendered features of contemporary issues in management and organizations. For their academic leadership, and the impact of their body of scholarship in the area of gender and diversity, they received the SAGE Award for distinguished scholarly contribution from the Gender, Diversity, and Organization division of the Academy of Management. In 1994, Professors Calás and Smircich, with colleagues from the UK, were part of the founding editorial team of the interdisciplinary journal Organization, serving in editor capacity for more than fifteen years.
Linda L. Carli received a PhD in social psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and has taught at Wellesley College since 1991. She is an authority on social influence, gender discrimination, and the challenges faced by professional women. She lectures widely on gender and diversity for business, academic, and other organizations.
Yvonne Due Billing is Guest Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden and works at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Lund and a PhD in business administration from CBS (Copenhagen Business School). She is Associate Editor for the journal Gender, Work & Organization and editorial member for the journals Leadership and Organization. Her research areas are gender, organizational cultures, leadership, communication, power, justice, identity, and ethics. She has written many books and articles within the area of gender, work, organization, and leadership, including Understanding Gender and Organizations (Sage 1997, second edition 2009), Gender, Managers and Organizations (de Gruyter, 1994), ‘Questioning the Notion of Feminine Leadership’ (Gender, Work & Organization, (p. xvii) 2000), ‘Beyond Body-Counting’ (in Gender, Identity and the Culture of Organization, Routledge, 2002), ‘Gender and Organization: Toward a Differentiated Understanding’ (Organization Studies, 1992), all with co-author Mats Alvesson. Other publications include ‘Are Women in Management Victims of the Phantom of the Male Norm?’ (Gender, Work & Organization, 2011) and The Will to Power (Studentlitteratur, 2006).
Alice H. Eagly is Professor of Psychology, James Padilla Chair of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Management & Organizations, and Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research, all at Northwestern University. Her research interests include the study of leadership, gender, attitudes, prejudice, and stereotyping. She has won numerous awards for her research and writing, including the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association.
Sandra L. Fielden is Senior Lecturer in Organizational Psychology at Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester, and a Chartered Occupational Psychologist. This year she was involved in the Cabinet Office’s campaign for the promotion of diversity on public boards. She is well published with numerous journal papers and book chapters and co-editor of three books and one recently published authored book Minorities in Entrepreneurship (with M. J. Davidson and G. Wood).
Leire Gartzia is Professor of Leadership at Deusto Business School, Spain. She earned a European PhD in organizational psychology and was a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University. Her work has been recognized by awards including the Academy of Management Best Paper and the Dorothy Harlow Distinction in Gender Studies. She recently co-edited for Sex Roles a special issue about gender research in Spain. Her research interests include gender roles, leadership, crisis management, emotions, and stereotypes.
Silvia Gherardi is Full Professor of Sociology of Work and Organization at the University of Trento, Italy, where she is responsible for the Research Unit on Communication, Organizational Learning, and Aesthetics (RUCOLA). Her research activities focus on practice-based studies and her theoretical background is in qualitative sociology, organizational symbolism, and feminist studies.
Gina Grandy is Associate Professor with the Commerce Department, Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies at Mount Allison University located in New Brunswick, Canada. Her research focuses upon competitive advantage, leadership, identity, organizational change, gender, and stigmatized occupations. Gina has published in such journals as Organization, Gender, Work and Organization, Journal of Management Studies, Gender in Management: An International Journal, Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, The Learning Organization, and Journal of Strategy and Management.
S. Alexander Haslam is Professor of Psychology and Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland. His work with colleagues around the world focuses on the study of social identity in social and organizational contexts. This is represented in (p. xviii) his most recent books: The New Psychology of Leadership: Identity, Influence and Power (with Stephen Reicher and Michael Platow, Psychology Press, 2011) and The Social Cure: Identity, Influence and Power (with Jolanda Jetten and Catherine Haslam, Sage, 2012). He is Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Advanced Research and a former recipient of EASP’s Lewin Medal for research excellence.
Jeff Hearn is Professor in Management and Organization at Hanken School of Economics, Finland, Professor in Gender Studies at Linkoping University, Sweden, and Professor of Sociology at the University of Huddersfield, UK. His books include ‘Sex’ at ‘Work’ (with Wendy Parkin, 1987/1995), Men in the Public Eye (1992), Men as Managers, Managers as Men (edited with David Collinson, 1996), Gender, Sexuality and Violence in Organizations (with Wendy Parkin, 2001), Information, Society and the Workplace (edited with Tuula Heiskanen, 2004), and Rethinking Transnational Men (edited with Marina Blagojavic and Katherine Harrison).
Jean Helms-Mills is Professor of Management at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University, Canada, and Professor (part time) at Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics, Jyväskylä University, Finland. She is Associate Editor of Gender, Work and Organization and serves on the editorial boards of several other journals. Her books include Making Sense of Organizational Change (Routledge, 2003), Understanding Organizational Change (Routledge, 2009), and the forthcoming Routledge Companion to Critical Management Studies.
Evangelina Holvino is President of Chaos Management, Ltd and an Affiliate Research Faculty at the Center for Gender in Organizations at the Simmons School of Management, Boston, MA, USA. She has over twenty-five years of experience as an organizational consultant, educator, and action researcher in the United States and internationally. Her conceptual and empirical work uses intersectionality and transnational feminist theories to study the simultaneity of race, gender, class, ethnicity, sexuality, and nation in organizations. She currently leads a research grant on the applications of the simultaneity model of social differences in teaching and management.
Heather Höpfl is Professor of Management Psychology and Director of Executive Education at Essex Business School, University of Essex. She is Adjunct Professor of the University of South Australia and has had a range of visiting appointments inter alia in Trento, Utrecht, and Warsaw. Recent publications include Belief and Organization (Palgrave, 2012) with Peter Case and Hugo Letiche, ‘Objects in Exile’ with Ricky Ng (Journal of Organizational Change Management, 2011), and five special issues on architecture, the visual, and theology. She is currently working on Irigaray and the links between her work and organizational theory.
Carianne Hunt is Knowledge Transfer Research Fellow for the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) for Greater Manchester. She has worked on research studies examining equality and diversity in the workplace and female entrepreneurship.
(p. xix) David Knights is Professor at Bristol Business School and Swansea University’s College of Business, Economics and Law, and Visiting Professor at Stockholm University and Lancaster University.
Alexei Koveshnikov is Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Management and Organization at Hanken School of Economics, Finland. His research and teaching interests include diverse issues related to power and legitimacy in organizations and, more specifically, critical perspectives on managing a multinational corporation, in terms of cultural stereotyping, nationalism, and gender.
Carol T. Kulik (PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is Research Professor in the School of Management, University of South Australia. Her interests encompass cognitive processes, demographic diversity, and organizational fairness, and her research focuses on explaining how human resource management interventions affect the fair treatment of people in organizations.
Savita Kumra is Senior Lecturer at Brunel Business School. She completed her doctorate at Cranfield School of Management where she is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Developing Women Business Leaders. Savita is also International Research Fellow in the Novak Druce Centre for Professional Services at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, and has held academic posts at Oxford Brookes and Keele Universities. She is Co-track Chair of the Gender in Management Track at the British Academy of Management, Associate Editor of Gender, Work and Organization, and Editorial Board Member of Gender in Management: An International Journal. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Savita’s research interests focus on diversity, the gendered nature of the career development process in the professional services, and the importance of developing and deploying key career enhancement strategies, e.g. impression management, and building and leveraging social capital. She has published in the British Journal of Management, Gender, Work and Organization, Journal of Business Ethics, and Gender in Management: An International Journal. She has recently published her first book, co-authored with Dr Simonetta Manfredi, Equality and Diversity Management: Theory and Practice (Oxford University Press).
Patricia Lewis is Reader in Management in the Kent Business School, University of Kent, UK. Her current research interests include post-feminism, femininity and entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial identity, and gender and entrepreneurship in general. She has published in a range of journals including Gender, Work and Organization, British Journal of Management, and Human Relations.
Kate Lockwood Harris is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado Boulder. She studies the communicative aspects of gender, violence, and sexuality. Her publications have appeared in Women’s Studies in Communication, Women and Language, and thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture. Her current research develops an intersectional approach to the relationship between sexual violence and organization.
(p. xx) Debra A. Major is Professor of Psychology and Associate Chair for Research at Old Dominion University. Her research focuses on career development issues, including barriers faced by women and minorities, developmental relationships at work, and the work–family interface. She is a fellow of APA, APS, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Sharon Mavin is Professor of Organization and Human Resource Management at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, UK. Her research interests focus upon doing gender well and differently; women’s intra-gender relations and management careers; leadership, identity, and emotion work in organization management. Sharon is Co-editor of Gender in Management: An International Journal and has recent publications in Gender Work and Organization, Organization, International Journal of Management Reviews, Gender in Management: An International Journal, and the British Journal of Management.
Isabel Metz (PhD, Monash University, Australia) is Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne. Her interests encompass gender and careers, diversity management, work and family, and employment relationships. Current research projects focus on diversity practices and organizational outcomes, women in leadership, work–family conflict, and psychological contracts.
Albert J. Mills is Professor of Management and Director of the Sobey PhD (Management) at Saint Mary’s University, Canada. He has served as Senior Research Fellow at Hanken University, Finland, and more recently as Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Queen Mary University, UK. He has published over 20 books, including Sex, Strategy and the Stratosphere (Palgrave/MacMillan, 2006) and in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations (with R. Bendl, I. Bleijenbergh, and E. Henttonen).
Mariana Ines Paludi Paludi is a PhD student at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University, Canada, and Teaching and Research Assistant at Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Argentina. Her areas of research include critical management, gender, culture, Latin America, and postcolonialism. In 2011, she was awarded with Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to pursue her PhD studies.
Gary N. Powell, PhD, is Professor of Management at the University of Connecticut. He is author of Women and Men in Management (fourth edition), editor of the Handbook of Gender and Work, and author of Managing a Diverse Workforce: Learning Activities (third edition).
Floor Rink is Associate Professor at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She examines the social psychological mechanisms underlying individual and group behaviour. Her research topics include gender inequality and the upward mobility of minorities in the workplace, group receptivity to deviance (i.e. moral rebels, newcomers), and status differences within groups.
(p. xxi) Nick Rumens is Reader in Management and Organization at University of Bristol, UK. His current research interests include queer theories and the disruptions they might generate within the field of organization studies. Nick’s research mobilizes queer theories to examine workplace friendships and intimacies, genders and sexualities in organization, and critical management research. He has published articles on these topics in journals including Human Relations, The Sociological Review, and Human Resource Management Journal, and in books such as Queer Company: Friendship in the Work Lives of Gay Men (Ashgate, 2011) and, co-authored with Mihaela Kelemen, An Introduction to Critical Management Research (Sage, 2008).
Michelle K. Ryan is Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology at the University of Exeter, UK, and Professor of Diversity at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Her major area of research is the study of gender and gender differences in context. She is particularly interested in gender discriminatory practices in the workplace, such as the glass cliff and the gender pay gap. Other research interests include the study of complex and stigmatized social identities, such as those based on race, sexuality, and disability. She works closely with industry and policymakers to translate her research into practical interventions.
Ruth Simpson is Professor of Management at Brunel Business School, UK. She has published widely in the area of gender and management, gender and emotions, and gender and careers. Recent books include Men in Caring Occupations: Doing Gender Differently, Gendering Emotions in Organizations, Revealing and Concealing Gender in Organizations, Dirty Work: Concepts and Identities, and Emotions in Transmigration.
Linda Smircich is Professor of Organization Studies in the Department of Management at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Since the late 1980s she and Professor Marta Calás have collaborated to explore the epistemological roots and gendered features of contemporary issues in management and organizations. For their academic leadership, and the impact of their body of scholarship in the area of gender and diversity, they received the SAGE Award for distinguished scholarly contribution from the Gender, Diversity, and Organization division of the Academy of Management. In 1994, Professors Smircich and Calás, with colleagues from the UK, were part of the founding editorial team of the interdisciplinary journal Organization, serving in editor capacity for more than fifteen years.
Valerie N. Streets is a doctoral student in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology programme at Old Dominion University. Her research is centred upon gender issues within organization, with special emphasis on the role of stereotyping and stereotype threat.
Janne Tienari is Professor of Organizations and Management at Aalto University, School of Business, Finland. He also works as Guest Professor at Stockholm University, School of Business. Tienari’s research and teaching interests include managing multinational corporations, strategy work in the global context, cross-cultural communication, (p. xxii) gender and diversity, media and the language of global capitalism. His latest passion is to understand management, new generations, and the future.
Maria Tullberg is Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer at the School of Business, Economics, and Law, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Her research focus is on gender in business, with special attention to management.
Stephen M. Whitehead is Visiting Professor of Gender Studies at Shih Hsin University, Taipei, and Asia Programme Coordinator for Keele University, UK. He has undertaken worldwide research into gender, men, and masculinities. His tenth book Gender Identity (co-authored) was published by Oxford University Press in 2013.
Jannine Williams is Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, UK. Her research interests encompass processes of organizing; categories of social relations and constructions of difference, particularly disability and gender; women’s intra-gender relations and friendship at work; career studies with a focus upon boundaryless careers. She has co-edited a book Deaf Students in Higher Education: Current Research and Practice and published in the International Journal of Management Reviews.