The Glass Slipper: “Incorporating” Occupational Identity in Management Studies.

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe Glass Slipper: “Incorporating” Occupational Identity in Management Studies. Author(S)Karen Lee Ashcraft, (Author)
Abstract  Management scholars have long separated the study of work and diversity, assuming that the nature of work itself is not affected by race or gender. Research on occupational segregation invalidates this assumption, confirming that we judge the nature of work in large part by the social identities aligned with it. Management theorists have yet to digest this evidence because of a unilateral view of the work-practitioner relation (i.e., people derive identity from work), which conceals a reciprocal relation (i.e., work derives identity from associated people). ...Paginationp 6-31
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Review  
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