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Gendertelling in Organizations.

Author/Creator:
Gherardi, Silvia.
Publication:
Frederiksberg : Samfundslitteratur, 2007.
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1 online resource (188 pages)
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1st ed.
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Sex role in the work environment.
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Contents:
Intro
Gendertelling in Organizations: Narratives from male-dominated environments
Copyright
Acknowledgements
Table of Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1: Gendering narratives and ­narrating gender
1.1. Gender, discourse and organizations
1.2 Gender as practice and institution
1.3 Gender as organizational narrative
The construction of a gendered self
Socialization to the organizational culture
Narratives and organizational learning
Defining careers
Organizational change
1.4 Gender and narrative: a methodological frame­work
1.5 Gendertelling in traditionally male contexts
Chapter 2: The Discursive Production of Selves
2.1 Narrative selves and gender positionings
2.2 The plots of the female stories: choices and coincidences
2.3 The plots of the male stories: the path marked out, and marking out one's own path
2.4 The narrative construction of difference
An engineer in the herd
A women shift leader
2.5 Narrating gender between the exceptional and the ordinary
Chapter 3: Women Tell Their Stories: Challenges and Windmills
3.1 The twofold challenge: different from men but also from other women
3.2 Stories of challenge and challengers
Challenge as struggle
Challenge as adventure
Challenge as affirmation
Challenge as gender denial
3.3 Women and windmills
Chapter 4: Men Tell Their Stories: Gender Is Not a Problem!
4.1 How was She welcomed?
4.2 Men's positionings: the detached observer, the risk-taker, the cadet
4.3 His reaction to Her challenges
4.4 How the work of men becomes male work
4.5 Women? They're all envious!
4.6 Conclusions: the reticent masculinity
Chapter 5: Living in Parallel Worlds
5.1 The resistance raised by a masculinist gender culture: a construction site is no place for a woman.
5.2 A traditional gender culture: agriculture
5.3 A tendentially paritarian gender culture: the world of information technology
5.4 The visible glass ceiling: the retailing world
5.5 The small family firm grows and discovers women
5.6 Industry innovates and takes on graduates: the dual-regime gender culture
5.7 Multinational companies and local cultures
5.8 Licence to compete: journalism
5.9 When jobs are feminized, they are taken by women: the insurance world
5.10 Bureaucracy as the guarantor of parallel paths: the world of banking
5.11 A paritarian gender culture: desk work
5.12 Being a couple in an organization
5.13 Conclusions: cultural regimes and gender citizenship
Chapter 6: In a World of (Gendered) Rules
6.1 Necessary conditions
Showing willingness and dedication
Face time as competent performance
Giving priority to the job over the family
6.2 Prescriptions
Being determined and assertive
Valuing belligerence and competitiveness
Being able to take risks
6.3 Tactics
Proving your worth and passing 'tests'
Adopting 'one down' strategies - deliberately and critically assuming a female posture
Establishing co-equal relationships and adopting a 'warm' relational style
6.4 The double bind: how to manage the ambivalence of models
Conclusions
Appendix
References
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Poggio, Barbara.
Other format:
Print version: Gherardi, Silvia Gendertelling in Organizations: Narratives from Male-Dominated Environments
ISBN:
9788763003018
9788763002127
OCLC:
935248864