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Issues in Business Ethics

Leadership, Gender, and Organization

Authors: Painter, Mollie

Editors: Werhane, Patricia (Ed.)

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  • Challenges current leadership paradigms
  • Advances our thinking about women and leadership through integrated contributions from diverse fields such as philosophy, sociology and business ethics
  • Provides more systemic explanations for the way gender discourses operate within organisations, by drawing not only on practice but by moving beyond narratives.
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This text provides perspectives on the way in which gender plays a role in leadership dynamics and ethics within organizations. We are also interested in understanding how women engage in other forms of social organization, i.e. organization that goes beyond, or operates outside of formal institutions or assigned positions of authority. This text seeks to explore new theoretical models for thinking about leadership and organizational influence. Most studies of women’s leadership draw on an ethics of care as characteristic of the way women lead, but as such, it tends towards essentialist gender stereotypes and does little to explain the complex systemic variables that influence the functioning of women within organizations. This book moves beyond the canon in exploring alternative paradigms for thinking about leadership and gender in organizations, and about the role women play in organization, understood here also as a verb, not just a noun. The authors draw on the literature available in systems thinking, systemic leadership, and gender theory to offer alternative perspectives for thinking about the ways women lead.The book offers invaluable theoretical perspectives and insightful narratives to graduate students and researchers who are interested in women’s leadership, gender and organization. It will be of interest to all women in leadership positions, but specifically to those interested in understanding the systemic nature of leadership.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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eBook $64.99
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Hardcover $139.99
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Softcover $84.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Leadership, Gender, and Organization
Authors
Editors
  • Patricia Werhane
Series Title
Issues in Business Ethics
Series Volume
27
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-90-481-9014-0
DOI
10.1007/978-90-481-9014-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-90-481-9013-3
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-1532-2
Series ISSN
0925-6733
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 279
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations
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