Managing Gender Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion

Managing Gender Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion


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This timely Companion examines the unique codes and processes of managing gender diversity, equality and inclusion in Asia.

Managing Gender Diversity in Asia covers the whole geography of Asia through chapters authored by eminent scholars in the field and thus provides an authoritative tool for a critical and evidence based understanding of gender diversity management in Asia. The distinctive nature of Asian institutional structures, approaches and processes are examined in order to account for variations in representation and inclusion at work for women and men.

This comprehensive Companion will make ideal reading for researchers, postgraduate students and practitioners who wish to understand the methodological and thematic idiosyncrasies of researching gender diversity management in organisational settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847206442
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Edited by Mustafa F. Özbilgin, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Brunel University, UK and Jawad Syed, Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS, The Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Table of Contents


1. Introduction: Theorising and Managing Gender Diversity in the Asian Context

Mustafa F. Özbilgin and Jawad Syed

2. Diversity and Inequality Among Women in Employment in the Arab Middle East Region: A New Research Agenda

Haya Al-Dajani

3. A Comparative Study of EEO In Pakistan, India and Bangladesh

Faiza Ali

4. Employee Involvement in Malaysia: Gender Differences and Similarities

Norsiah Aminudin

5. Participation in the Workplace in Bangladesh: Gender Integration Issues for Organizational Leaders

Syed Saad Andaleeb

6. Gender Differences in Work Experiences, Satisfactions and Well-being Among Manufacturing Managers in Turkey

Ronald J. Burke, Mustafa Koyuncu and Lisa Fiksenbaum

7. Japanese Equal Employment Opportunity Law: Implications for Diversity Management in Japan

Nadine Courmadias, Yuka Fujimoto and Charmine E.J. Härtel

8. Diversity Management Rhetoric versus Reality: Insights from the Lebanese Context

Dima Jamali and Hanin Abdallah

9. Reflections on Difference: Women, Islamic Feminism and Development in the Middle East

Beverly Dawn Metcalfe

10. Gender and Equality of Opportunity in China’s Labour Market

Jane Nolan

11. Managing Diversity: Women Managers in Asia

Chris Rowley, Vimolwan Yukongdi and Jean Qi Wei

12. From Gender Empowerment to Gender Diversity: Measuring the Gender Gap in Muslim Majority Countries

Jawad Syed

13. Gender Equity in a Male-dominated Industry: The Case of the Steel Industry in Vietnam

Anne Vo and Glenda Strachan

14. State Management of the Sex Industry in China’s Past and Present

Tiantian Zheng


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