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Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

Abstract

Despite decades of efforts to promote gender equality, most leadership positions in business, politics, education, and even NGOs are occupied by men, and most people still work in occupations dominated by one sex. This book argues that gender imbalances in leadership and occupations are not simply a moral issue or an economic issue, but a governance issue. Gender imbalances persist in large part because the very people with the authority and influence to do something about them know very little about gender and how it works in their organizations and in society at large. Gender-imbalanced gove ... More

Keywords: gender balance, governance, management, stereotypes, leadership

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198717119
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lynn Roseberry, author
Associate Professor and Equal Opportunities Officer, Copenhagen Business School

Johan Roos, author
CEO and Professor, Jönköping International Business School