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03 May 2007
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Gendering Emotions in Organizations is an edited collection that explores the connections between gender and emotion in organizations. In its examination of these connections, this book focuses on two specific areas: emotional labour and the gendered nature of the expression of feelings at work.


Description

Gendering Emotions in Organizations is an edited collection that explores the connections between gender and emotion in organizations. In its examination of these connections, this book focuses on two specific areas: emotional labour and the gendered nature of the expression of feelings at work.


Reviews

'In this path-breaking collection, the authors neither ignore gender nor link it simplistically to emotional stereotypes. Instead, they offer us an array of rich, illuminating, and cutting edge ideas about emotion at work... This is a must read for students and scholars of emotion, gender, work, and indeed for anyone who has emotions and goes to work.'
- Arlie Russell Hochschild, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA, and author of The Managed Heart

'This interesting collection reveals the fascinating ways that gender's emotionalities are shaped in and by organizations. The authors firmly nail the myth that there are 'essential' differences between the emotions of men and women, and that's all we need to know. ...This book is a noteworthy contribution to our critical understanding of emotion in organizations.' - Stephen Fineman, Professor of Organizational Behaviour, University of Bath, UK

'Drawing on a range of empirical data, including new work on the previously neglected area of men and emotions, the book is the first to bring together emerging literature on this fascinating topic.' - International Accountant


Contents

Gender and Emotions: Introduction; P.Lewis & R.Simpson
Emotion Work as Human Connection: Gendered Emotion Codes in Teaching Primary Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties; S.Bolton
Women Executives: Managing Emotions at the Top; A.Ross-Smith, M.Kornberger, A.Anandakumar & C.Chesterman
Emotional Labour and Identity Work of Men in Caring Roles; R.Simpson
Emotion Work and Emotion Space in a Special Care Baby Unit; P.Lewis
Managing Emotional Spacetime: Gender, Emotions and Organizational Contexts; G.L.Symonds
HRM and Emotions: A Gender Perspective; M.Hillos
The Emotional Impact of Mistakes at Work: Gender Schemas and Emotion Norms; P.Bryans & S.Mavin
Love and Duty: Introducing Emotions into Family Firms; S.Janjuha-Jivraj & L.Martin
The Emotionality of Organization Violations: Gender Relations in Practice; J.Hearn & W.Parkin
Conclusion: Some Notes on Future Directions of Research; P.Lewis & R.Simpson


Authors

PATRICIA LEWIS is Senior Lecturer in Management at Brunel Business School at Brunel University, UK.

RUTH SIMPSON is Professor in Management at the Brunel Business School at Brunel University, UK.