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Women, Decision Making and Academia: An Unholy Alliance

Handley, Janet (1994) Women, Decision Making and Academia: An Unholy Alliance. Women in Management Review, 9 (3). pp. 11-16. ISSN 0964-9425

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Abstract

Considers the role of women within academia and outlines their experience of decision making within this context. Outlines the significant results of a study on female academics within one institute of higher education. In particular, women are found to experience an exclusion from informal networks and a consequent lack of access to real-time information via the grapevine. They also perceive themselves to have less influence on organizational decision making than their male counterparts and suffer from a greater feeling of intimidation of authority, finding it difficult to make themselves heard in decision-making meetings.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Schools: The Business School
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Depositing User: Graham Stone
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2010 16:48
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2010 04:48
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/7235

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