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  • Gender Issues In Multinational Corporationsby Nailin Bu; Carol A. McKeen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    The issue of gender is especially complex and challenging for multinational corporations (MNCs). First, these firms must operate in countries where the cultural norms and legal frameworks regarding the roles of women in the workplace, home and society differ significantly from those of their home countries. more...

  • Gendered Organizational Livesby Jacqueline Laufer; Sandra L. Fielden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    The last few decades have shown a remarkable reappraisal of the small business sector. Since the 1970s, the gloomy orthodoxy notwithstanding, a large number of people have set up shop and managed to survive in an increasingly global economy. Their role in the economy has been publicly acknowledged by now, as has been amply demonstrated by the drastic liberalization... more...

  • British Academy Of Management Conferenceby Sana Fielden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    This special issue of Women in Management Review presents a selection of the contributions presented at the British Academy of Management conference in September 2002, hosted by Middlesex University Business School, from the ??Gender and management?? track. more...

  • Supporting Women's Career Advancement: Challenges and Opportunitiesby R.J. Burke; M.C. Mattis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book documents the progress that managerial and professional women have made in advancing their careers, and the challenges and opportunities that remain. In the context of increasing numbers of women entering the workplace and indeed pursuing professional and managerial careers, it examines why so few women occupy the top positions in corporations. more...

  • Women in management perspectives from the European Academy of Managementby Adelina Broadbridge; Jeff Hearn

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    A selection of papers from the European Academy of Management Conference 2004 - from the Gender and management track. There are four papers from all over Europe which report on recent empirical research. The issue overall provides some new perspectives, in particular it shows how the position of women in management demonstrates both real similarities... more...

  • Responsibility in World Businessby Bomann-Larsen; Oddny Wiggen Lene

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    How should companies deal with harmful side-effects of their business operations? Should they be held responsible for the wrongdoing of other players? These are crucial issues within the current debate on corporate responsibility and they represent the most substantial challenges confronting the business community today. more...

  • A Woman's Place is in the Boardroomby Peninah Thomson; Jacey Graham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 75.00

    There are relatively few women in senior executive positions and on the boards of major companies. Based upon research and in the context of contemporary management debates the authors argue the business case for promoting women to these positions in order to create more value for shareholders. The book draws upon interviews with chairpersons and chief... more...

  • Gender Management And Transition In Central And Eastern Europeby Beverly Dawn Metcalfe; Marianne Afanassieva

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    Introducing gender, management and transition research The majority of studies on economic and political reform in central and eastern Europe (CEE) have failed to consider how men and women are differently affected by transition from command to market economies (Grapard, 1997; Degtiar, 2000). This failure is likely to have serious consequences... more...

  • Should Prometheus be Bound?by Philippe de Woot

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book proposes a critical analysis of the new corporate responsibilities in a globalizing world. It is built around the creative and entrepreneurial power of the business firm and the new opportunities and challenges offered by science and technology, globalization and deregulation. Rather than focusing on tools, techniques and existing practices,... more...

  • Social enterprise managementby Bob Doherty; John Thompson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Social enterprises are organisations seeking business solutions to social problems. This e-book looks at social enterprises around the world in terms of governance, corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, sustainability and in the public sector. more...