What does diversity management mean for the gender equality project in the United Kingdom? views and experiences of organizational "actors"
Kirton, Gill and Greene, Anne-Marie. (2010) What does diversity management mean for the gender equality project in the United Kingdom? views and experiences of organizational "actors". Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration, Vol.27 (No.3). pp. 249-262. ISSN 08250383Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/CJAS.168
There has been a shift at the organizational level away from a traditional "equal opportunity" paradigm underpinned by notions of social justice, with a specific focus on tackling gender inequalities towards a business-led "diversity management" paradigm, with a focus on the individual and their contribution to the organization. We argue that diversity management as a concept and model has the potential to undermine the gender equality project, but drawing on a UK-based study we conclude that whether or not it presently does so in practice is less clear Nevertheless, our study, presenting views and experiences of multiple organizational actors, demonstrates the seductiveness of the diversity discourse, which could herald danger for the future direction and substance of the gender equality project. (C) 2010 ASAC. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration|
|Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons Ltd.|
|Official Date:||September 2010|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 249-262|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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