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America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Judy B. Rosener

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The United States has a large number of well-educated, experienced professional women ready, willing, and able to move into the boardrooms and executive suites of corporate America. They represent a ... More


The Moral Tensions of Management

John Hendry

in Between Enterprise and Ethics: Business and Management in a Bimoral Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268634
eISBN:
9780191708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268634.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on management and morality in contemporary post-bureaucratic business organizations, or within the new corporate cultures of the flexible economy. It looks at three sets of moral ... More


Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Alan Burton-Jones

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

This book looks at how the shift to a knowledge-based economy is redefining firms, empowering individuals, and reshaping the links between learning and work using economic, management and ... More


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Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

in Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112757
eISBN:
9780199848737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112757.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

For many men and women, juggling work and family responsibilities is a significant source of stress. Fortunately, few of us have to face work-family stress alone. Or, perhaps we should say that the ... More


Strategy, Structure, and Politics

RICHARD WHITTINGTON and MICHAEL MAYER

in The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter picks up the American corporate political work of Fligstein and Palmer in order to examine the strongest likely particular effect, that of different kinds of ownership upon strategy and ... More


Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112757
eISBN:
9780199848737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112757.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

We've come a long way since the book The Organization Man first introduced the “ideal” two-person career: a full-time male breadwinner and a stay-at-home wife. What typified the '50s good life is in ... More


The Changing Dynamics of Work and Family

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

in Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112757
eISBN:
9780199848737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112757.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Work and family, the central life roles for most employed women and men in the modern society, can either benefit or harm each other; they may be allies or they may be enemies. People are finding it ... More


Choosing Work or Family … or Both?

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

in Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112757
eISBN:
9780199848737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112757.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter begins with an exploration of how the choices men and women make and the priorities set rule to a large degree whether career and family will be allies or enemies. A classification ... More


Having a Life

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

in Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112757
eISBN:
9780199848737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112757.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

It will come as little surprise that constant gender role stereotypes have a lot to do with the life satisfaction of people in the survey, and probably that of most readers. Most men are busy being ... More


Children: Unseen Stakeholders at Work

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

in Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112757
eISBN:
9780199848737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112757.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Researchers have historically given considerable focus to the impact employment — the simple fact of working outside the home — has on mothers and their children. However, relatively few studies have ... More


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