publication . Article . 2005

Women Workers in Male Dominated Industrial Manufacturing Organisations: Contrasting Workplace Case Studies from Australia **

Burgess, John; Henderson, Lindy; Strachan, Glenda;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005 Journal: management revu, volume 16, pages 458-474 (issn: 0935-9915, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Nomos Verlag
Abstract
This study compared women's roles, expectations and experiences in two comparable, male dominated industrial manufacturing companies in Australia. Both organisations are subject to legislated equal opportunity program and reporting requirements. The research was conducted to examinee the differences between what is submitted in their EEO reports and the experience of women workers in the organisations. Good jobs and poor jobs existed in the same legislative and industrial framework and in the same local labour market. The differences are located in a combination of organisational and cultural conditions. Key words: Equal Employment Opportunity, Job Quality, Huma...
Subjects
free text keywords: job quality, human resources management, workplace culture, Weibliche Arbeitskräfte, Arbeitsmarktdiskriminierung, Personalmanagement, Verarbeitendes Gewerbe, Australien, General Business, Management and Accounting, Occupational segregation, Legislation, Affirmative action, Harassment, Human resource management, Business, Equal employment opportunity, Labour economics, Equity (finance), Workforce, ddc:650
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publication . Article . 2005

Women Workers in Male Dominated Industrial Manufacturing Organisations: Contrasting Workplace Case Studies from Australia **

Burgess, John; Henderson, Lindy; Strachan, Glenda;