Macro and Micro-Level Issues Surrounding Women in the Workforce: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Macro and Micro-Level Issues Surrounding Women in the Workforce: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Başak Uçanok Tan (Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey)
Release Date: July, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 309
ISBN13: 9781522591634|ISBN10: 152259163X|EISBN13: 9781522591641|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9163-4

Description

With the globalization and growth of world economic markets, the importance of a strong workforce has become paramount to business success. Organizations cannot achieve this global reach unless they intend to tackle issues regarding equality in the workplace. In a time when sustainability and corporate responsibility have become the norm, organizations value the creation of an egalitarian workplace.

Macro and Micro-Level Issues Surrounding Women in the Workforce: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical scholarly resource that voices issues and challenges faced by women and provides guidance for organizations in developing strategic initiatives to involve women in decision-making processes and improve women’s wellbeing in the workplace. The book explores macro (socio-economic) and micro-level (organizational) issues in relation to women’s positions at work including occupational segregation, gender pay gap, diversity management, and socio-cultural roles attached to women. It is essential for executives, managers, executive board members, human resources professionals, policymakers, business practitioners, academicians, researchers, corporate professionals, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cultural Challenges
  • Gender Inequality
  • Global Leadership
  • HR Practices
  • Management
  • Occupational Segregation
  • Organizational Culture
  • Pay Gap
  • Women Entrepreneurs
  • Work-Life Balance

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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