Women's Work, Men's Cultures: Overcoming Resistance and Changing Organizational Cultures

Hardcover | September 15, 2011

bySarah Rutherford

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Corporate diversity programs often fail because of resistance in workplace culture. In this book, the author sets out an approach to real change by analyzing the role of organizational cultures in marginalizing women workers. Based on academic research, case studies and interviews, the author presents a new model for changing organizational culture.

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Corporate diversity programs often fail because of resistance in workplace culture. In this book, the author sets out an approach to real change by analyzing the role of organizational cultures in marginalizing women workers. Based on academic research, case studies and interviews, the author presents a new model for changing organizat...

DR. SARAH RUTHERFORD runs her own diversity consultancy company, Rutherford Associates. She is a former financial journalist and was a non-executive director of investment bank Singer & Friedlander from 2003-2006. She has published a number of articles and reports on gender and organizational culture, including "Diversity Dimensions,"...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.6 × 7.16 × 0.94 inPublished:September 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230283705

ISBN - 13:9780230283701

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Organisational Cultures: Still Travelling In a Male World?
Women Welcome: Equal Opportunities, Diversity and the Business Case
Management Styles - When Does Difference Matter?
“It’s Her Choice” - Public/Private Divide
“Are You Going Home Already?” - The Long Hours Culture
Sex In The Office
“Let’s Have A Drink!” - Informal Socialising
The Way Forward…
References
Bibliography