Quotation Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud. 2011. The Triple M of Organizations: Man, Management and Myth. Wien, New York: Springer Verlag.


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What has management to do with myths? And how does gender enter the stage? This book identifies frequently used key arguments in gender discussions on management and organizations and will unmask them as myths. Be it that management is rational, be it that organizations are gender-neutral, be it that women will change technology, will be shown to be a set of superficial declarations not withstanding critical scrutiny. All the "reasons" for gender-specific organizational phenomena will be proved to exist simply to maintain power structures and thereby systematically (but subtly) reproduce dominant organizational cultures and stabilize taken-for-granted knowledge in particular with respect to gender issues. The demystification of selected organizational phenomena is based upon several of the author's recent research projects and empirical studies.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Book (monograph)
Language English
Title The Triple M of Organizations: Man, Management and Myth
Location Wien, New York
Publisher Springer Verlag
Year 2011
URL http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/book/978-3-7091-0555-9?detailsPage=authorsAndEditors
ISBN 978-3-7091-0555-9

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management myths
Gendered Software Design: Gender Scripts in Technological Artefacts
Gender-neutral or gender-blind? On the meaning of structural barriers in SET
Modelling of cost benefit effects of gender sensitive measures at operational level
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Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud (Details)
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Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations IN (Details)
Gender and Diversity in Organizations FI (Former organization)
Research areas (Ă–STAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
5324 Organizational research (Details)
5422 Feminist issues (Details)
5957 Gender studies (soical sciences) (Details)
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