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Handbook on Well-Being of Working Women (Hardcover)

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This handbook provides an overview and synthesis of relevant literature related to the issue of the well-being of working women. This focus addresses a gap that currently exists in the quality-of-life and well-being fields. The work of the authors answers the following broad questions: Does gender matter in the well-being of working women? Do prejudices against and stereotypes of women still play a role in inter-personal interactions in the workplace that could hinder women from flourishing professionally? Does the organizational context, such as organizational culture, reward systems, and leadership, contribute to the well-being of working-women? What impact does the national context have on the well-being of working women? And finally, how can public policies help enhance the well-being of working women? These are important issues for academics, researchers, and graduate students interested in gender issues in the fields of management, sociology, psychology, social psychology, economics, and quality of life studies. Policy makers and practitioners will also find this book beneficial. Equitable treatment and outcomes for all, regardless of gender, remains a challenging goal to achieve, with various barriers in different contexts and different cultures, and this book provides strong coverage of this important topic of well-being of working women.
Number of Pages: 821.0
Genre: Social Science, Psychology, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Sociology / General, Industrial + Organizational Psychology, Human Resources + Personnel Management
Series Title: International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: August 7, 2015
TCIN: 50125610
UPC: 9789401798969
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-1936

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