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Management Revue

Peer-reviewed journal publishes articles on business and public administration, organizational behavior, economics, sociology, and psychology.

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 2, 2006

Chancengleichheit Durch Personalpolitik
Gertraude Krell (Hrsg.): Chancengleichheit durch Personalpolitik (Equality of Opportunity through Personal Politics)* Gabler Verlag, Wiesbaden, 4. Aufl. 2004, 469 S., euro 49.90This comprehensive volume about egalitarian personnel policies by the renowned...
Do Women Want to Break the Glass Ceiling? A Study of Their Career Orientations and Gender Identity in the Netherlands**
Career orientations, career success and perceived self-efficacy of women employees in relation to their gender identity were studied. It was hypothesized that gender identity is related to career orientations such that women with a masculine gender identity...
Genderdax - Top Companies for Women with High Potentials
genderdax is a new information platform on the internet, offering a comprehensive overview of working conditions and specific opportunities to women with high potential to develop their careers in selected German companies. "Gender" refers to the issue...
Gender in Management & Entrepreneurship: Four Recent Texts*
Gender in Management & Entrepreneurship: Four Recent Texts*Attila Bruni / Silvia Gherardi / Barbara Poggio: Gender and Entrepreneurship: An Ethnographical Approach ISBN 0-415-35228-2, Routledge: London, 4th edition 2005, 231 pp., hardback $ 125.00Elisabet...
Introduction: The Changing Status of Women
One of the most dramatic changes in economically advanced countries during the second half of the twentieth century was the rapid increase in women's labor force participation. The proportion of women who were employed increased substantially in all...
Microeeonomics in Context*
Neva Goodwin / Julie A. Nelson / Frank Ackerman / Thomas Weisskopt: Microeeonomics in Context* ISBN 0-618-34599-X, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005, $79.56What a pleasure to find an introductory microeconomics textbook that's written to support...
Research Note: Women's Academic Careers in Business Administration and Economics. Findings of a Multi-Level Survey
Achieving a doctoral degree while working as a research and teaching (r/t) assistant is often the first step of an academic career. The starting point of our investigation is the fact that in the department of business administration and economics of...
Supporting Women's Career Advancement. Challenges and Opportunities*
Burke, Ronald J. / Mattis, Mary C. (eds.): Supporting Women's Career Advancement. Challenges and Opportunities* ISBN 1 84376 633 7, Cheltenham, UK/Northhampton, MA., USA: Elgar Publishing, 384 pp., brit. £ 75.00The fact that women still are underrepresented...
The Gendered Stereotype of the 'Good Manager' Sex Role Expectations towards Male and Female Managers**
In the past 30 years, U.S. and international studies have shown that societal expectations of the 'good manager' are closely related to the male stereotype. However, it is not clear, whether this stereotype is the same for men and women alike in managerial...
The Status of Female Faculty in the U.S.: Thirty-Five Years with Equal Opportunity Legislation**
The status of faculty women in higher education in the U.S. is reviewed from the early 1970s, when equal employment legislation became applicable to them, to the present time. On balance, faculty women's status has improved markedly. In the past thirty...
Women in Managerial Positions in Europe: Focus on Germany**
Prejudices and stereotypical beliefs about the role of women in society often limit their chances of reaching top leadership positions. This paper presents a detailed analysis of the socio-economic structure and the gender pay gap in managerial positions...
Work Styles, Attitudes, and Productivity of Scientists in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom: A Comparison by Gender**
With scientific research growing increasingly multidisciplinary in nature, team playing and communication skills have become critical in the achievement of scientific breakthroughs. This study adds valuable evidence to the oft-cited "productivity puzzle"...