How can I flirt like Craig Ferguson

Gender and Organization pp 161-525 | Cite as

  • Birgit Riegraf
First Online:
Part of the Gender and Society book series (GUG, volume 45)


This part of the textbook focuses on topics and mainly empirical studies of older and more recent dates. The studies on the areas of “work organization and gender policy”, “asymmetrical gender culture in organizations”, “gender, sexuality and organization” and “organizational processes: segregation and division of labor” provide insights into the main topics of the research field “organization, gender and society”.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Abbott, Andrew 1988: The System of Professions. Chicago: Chicago University PressGoogle Scholar
  2. Abbott, Andrew 1991: The Order of Professionalization. In: Work and Occupations 18 (1991), pp. 355-384 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Acker, Joan 1991: Hierarchies, Jobs, Bodies: A Theory of Gendered Organizations. In: Lorber, Judith / Farrell, Susan A. (eds.): The Social Construction of Gender. Newbury Park: Sage, pp. 162-179Google Scholar
  4. Acker, Joan 1994: The gender regime of Swedish banks, In: Scandinavian Journal of Management 10 (1994) 2, pp. 117-130 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Acker, Joan 1998: The Future of "Gender and Organization": Connections and Boundaries. In: Gender, Work and Organization 5 (1998) 4, pp. 195-206 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Alvesson, Mats / Billing, Ivonne Due 1997: Understanding Gender and Organization. London et al .: SageGoogle Scholar
  7. Anger, Hans 1960: Problems of the German University: Report on a survey among professors and lecturers. TübingenGoogle Scholar
  8. Argyris, Chris / Schön, Donald A. 1978: Organizational Learning: A Theory of Action Perspective. Reading: Addison WesleyGoogle Scholar
  9. Albach, Horst / Dierkes, Meinolf / Antal Berthoin, Ariane / Vaillant, Kristina (eds.) 1998: Organizational learning - institutional and cultural dimensions. BerlinGoogle Scholar
  10. Becker, Albrecht / Küpper, Willi / Ortmann, Günther: Revisionen der Rationalität 1988: In: Küpper, Willi / Ortmann, Günther (ed.): Micropolitics. Opladen, pp. 89-114Google Scholar
  11. Berger, Ulrike 1988: Rationality, Power and Myths. In: Küpper, Willi / Ortmann, Günther (ed.): Micropolitics. Opladen, 115-130Google Scholar
  12. Bourdieu, Pierre 1991: The subtle differences. FrankfurtGoogle Scholar
  13. Brückner, Margit 1994: Gender and Public. For and against appearing as a woman or as a person. In: dies./Meyer, Birgit (ed.): The visible woman. Freiburg, pp. 19-56Google Scholar
  14. Cockburn, Cynthia 1988: The Rule Machine. Gender relations and technical know-how. Berlin and HamburgGoogle Scholar
  15. Cockburn, Cynthia 1991: In the Way of Women, London: MacmillanGoogle Scholar
  16. Cornell, Robert 1999: The Made Man. OpladenGoogle Scholar
  17. Crompton, Rosemary / Sanderson, Kai 1993: Credentials and Careers. In: Sociology 20 (1986), pp. 25-42 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Dogdson, Marc 1993: Organizational Learning: A Review of Some Literatures. In: Organizational Studies 14 (1993) 3, pp. 375-394 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Eckart, Christel 1995: Dead ends of self-assertion. KasselGoogle Scholar
  20. Gerhard, Birgit M. 1995: Gender (de) constructions between Doing Science and Doing Organization. Dissertation University of ZurichGoogle Scholar
  21. Giddens, Anthony 1988: The Constitution of Society. Outlines of a theory of structuring. Frankfurt and New YorkGoogle Scholar
  22. Gottschall, Karin 1998: Doing gender while doing work? Knowledge potential of constructivist perspectives for the analysis of the connection between labor market, occupation and gender, In: Geissler, Birgit / Maier, Friederike / PfauEffinger, Birgit (ed.): FrauenArarbeitsMarkt. Berlin, pp. 63-84Google Scholar
  23. Gottschall, Karin 2000: Social inequality and gender, continuities and breaks, dead ends and knowledge potentials in the German sociological discourse. OpladenGoogle Scholar
  24. Halford, Susan / Savage, Mike / Witz, Anne 1997: Gender, Careers and Organizations. London: MacmillanGoogle Scholar
  25. Hantrais, Linda / WaIters, Pat 1994: Making It In and Making Out: Women in Professional Occupations in Britain and France. In: Gender, Work and Organization 1 (1994), pp. 23-32 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Hagemann-White, Carol 1988: We are not born bisexual. In: Hagemann- White, Carol / Rerrich, Maria (ed.): FrauenMännerBilder. Bielefeld, pp. 224-235Google Scholar
  27. Heintz, Bettina / Nadai, Eva / Fischer, Regula / Ummel, Hannes 1997: Unequally among equals. Studies on gender segregation in the labor market. Frankfurt and New YorkGoogle Scholar
  28. Holzbecher, Monika / Kneissler, Edda / Müller, Ursula 1994: Sexual harassment at universities of applied sciences. Unpublished Report on an empirical study: BielefeldGoogle Scholar
  29. Holzbecher, Monika / Müller, Ursula / Schmalzhaf-Larsen, Christa 2000: (with the assistance of Barbara Krischer): Evaluation of the “Principles for the advancement of women at the universities of North Rhine-Westphalia”. Research report Bielefeld (Publ. In preparation) Google Scholar
  30. Johnson, Terrence 1972: Professions and Power. London: MacmillanGoogle Scholar
  31. Kirsch candidate, Edit 1996a: Recognition through dissidence. In: Modelmog, Ilse / Kirsch-Anwärter, Edit (Ed.): Culture in motion. Freiburg, pp. 25-47Google Scholar
  32. Kirsch candidate, Edit 1996b: Emancipatory strategies at universities in the tension between organizational structures and objectives. In: VBWWRundbrief, 12, pp. 51-55Google Scholar
  33. Knapp, Gudrun-Axeli 1997: Difference and Deconstruction. Comments on the “paradigm shift” in women's studies. In: Hradil, Stefan (Ed.): Difference and Integration. Frankfurt and New York, pp. 497-513Google Scholar
  34. Kuhlmann, Ellen 1999: Profession and Gender Difference. A study on dentistry. OpladenGoogle Scholar
  35. Kuhlmann, Ellen / Matthies, Hildegard / Oppen, Maria / Simon, Dagmar 2000: The scientific community as an arena of gender differentiation. Berlin: WZB Discussion Paper P 00-601Google Scholar
  36. Kutzner, Edelgard 1995: New forms of work organization and the employment prospects of women. In: WSI-Mitteilungen 7, pp. 482-489Google Scholar
  37. Kutzner, Edelgard 1999a: Work Organization and Gender Policy. The participation of women in company restructuring processes. Project report, Social Research Center DortmundGoogle Scholar
  38. Kutzner, Edelgard 1999b: Labor Organization and Gender Politics - The Participation of Women in Processes of Restructuration within a Company. In: Goldmann, Monika (ed): Rationalization, Organization, Gender. Dortmund, pp. 94-99Google Scholar
  39. Lang, Sabine / Sauer, Birgit 1998: Postmodern Feminism and Political Practice. In: Hornscheidt, Antje / Jähnert, Gabriele / Schlichter, Annette (eds.): Critical differences - shared perspectives. Opladen, pp. 74-92Google Scholar
  40. Larson, Safatti Magali 1977: The Rise of Professionalism, Berkely: University of California PressGoogle Scholar
  41. Leidner, Robin 1991: Serving Hamburgers and Selling Insurance. In: Gender & Society 5 (1991) 2, pp. 154-177 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. Lipartito, Kenneth J./Miranti, Paul J. 1998: Professions and Organizations in Twentieth Century America. In: Social Science Quarterly 79 (1998) 2, pp. 301-320 Google Scholar
  43. Luhmann, Niklas 1993: Organization and Decision. In: Ders .: Sociological Enlightenment 3, 3rd ed. Opladen, pp. 335-389Google Scholar
  44. Maddock, Sue 1999: Challenging Women. Gender, Culture and Organization. London et al .: SageGoogle Scholar
  45. Metz-Göckel, Sigrid 1999: University reform as personnel development. In: NeuseI, Ayla / Wetterer, Angelika (Hrsg.): Diverse variety. Frankfurt and New York, pp. 161-191.Google Scholar
  46. Metz-Göckel, Sigrid / Müller, Ursula 1986: The man. WeinheimGoogle Scholar
  47. Müller, Ursula 1997: From the counter culture to the culture of intervention. “Women’s research” as an institutionalized social science. In: Metz-Göckel, Sigrid / Steck, Felicitas (eds.) Women's universities: Initiatives and reform projects in an international comparison. Opladen, pp. 157-177Google Scholar
  48. Müller, Ursula 1998: Asymmetrical gender culture in organizations and the demand for women as a process - with examples from companies and the university. In: Zeitschrift für Personalforschung 12 (1998) 2, pp. 123-142Google Scholar
  49. Müller, Ursula 1999: Gender and Organization: Traditional Debates - Current Trends. In: Nickel, Hildegard Maria / Völker, Susanne / Hüning, Hansko (eds.); Transformation. Business organization. Gender research. Opladen, pp. 53-71Google Scholar
  50. Müller, Ursula: Power and Gender, Debates Rich in Tradition, Current Trends. (Publ. In preparation) Google Scholar
  51. Müller, Ursula / Müller-Franke, Waltraud 1999: Gender constructions in organizational change using the police as an example. DFG project proposal, Bielefeld / Villingen-SchwenningenGoogle Scholar
  52. Müller, Ursula / Holzbecher, Monika / Meschkutat, Bärbel (with the assistance of Barbara Krischer) 2000: Asymmetrical gender culture at the university and women's demands as a process, using the example of “sexism” and “sexual harassment”. Research report Bielefeld UniversityGoogle Scholar
  53. Neuberger, Oswald (Ed.) 1995: Micropolitics. The everyday build-up and use of power in organizations, Stuttgart: EnkeGoogle Scholar
  54. Neusel, Ayla / Wetterer, Angelika (eds.) 1999: Diverse variety. Gender relations in studies, university and work. Frankfurt and New YorkGoogle Scholar
  55. Nickel, Hildegard Maria 1999: Erosion and Persistence. In: Dies./Völker, Susanne / Hüning, Hasko (ed.): Transformation. Corporate reorganization. Gender research. Opladen, pp. 9-33Google Scholar
  56. Ortmann, Günther 1995: Forms of production: organization and reflexivity. OpladenGoogle Scholar
  57. Ortmann, Günther / Sydow, Jörg / Windeler, Arnold 1997: Organization as reflexive structuring. In: Ortmann, Günther (Ed.): Theorien der Organization, Opladen, pp. 315-354Google Scholar
  58. Peinl, Iris 1999: The End of Unambiguity. In: Nickel, Hildegard Maria / Völker, Susanne / Hüning, Hasko (Ed.): Transformation, corporate reorganization. Gender research. Opladen, pp. 131-154Google Scholar
  59. Plöger, Lydia / Riegraf, Birgit 1996: Equality as an Element of Innovative University Reform. BielefeldGoogle Scholar
  60. Riegraf, Birgit 1996: Gender and Micropolitics. OpladenGoogle Scholar
  61. Riegraf, Birgit 2000: Organizational Change. Organizational learning and the gender ratio. In: Lenz, Ilse / Müller, Ursula / Nickel, Hildegard Maria / Riegraf, Birgit (eds.): Work-Future-Gender. MünsterGoogle Scholar
  62. Roloff, Christine (Ed.) 1998: Reform potential at universities. BerlinGoogle Scholar
  63. Roloff, Christine 1999: Gender Relations and Studies in Natural Sciences and Technology - from the "problem of women" to the modernization deficit of universities. In: Neusel, Ayla / Wetterer, Angelika (Hrsg.): Diverse differences. Frankfurt and New York, pp. 63-85Google Scholar
  64. Rudolph, Hedwig / Grüning, Marlies 1994: .Women's Demand - Struggle or Consensus Strategy? “In: Beckmann, Petra / Engelbrecht, Gerhard (Ed.): Labor Market for Women 2000 - One Step Forward or One Step Back? (Contribution AB 179). Nuremberg, pp. 773-795Google Scholar
  65. Senge, Peter M. 1998: The fifth discipline: the art and practice of the learning organization. FreiburgGoogle Scholar
  66. Siegel, Tilla 1999: Commentary on the symposium “encouraged to obstinate”, Dortmund, December 16-18, 1999Google Scholar
  67. Vollmer, Hendrik 1996: The institutionalization of learning organizations. In: Soziale Welt 47 (1996), pp. 315-343Google Scholar
  68. Weick, Karl E. 1995: Sensemaking in Organizations. Thousand Oaks: SageGoogle Scholar
  69. Wetterer, Angelika 1995: “Rhetorical presence - factual marginality. On the situation of women scientists in times of the advancement of women ”. In: Zeitschrift für Frauenforschung, 12 (1994) ½, pp. 93-109Google Scholar
  70. Wetterer, Angelika 1995: Deconstruction and everyday life. - In this. (Ed.): The social construction of gender in professionalization processes. Frankfurt and New York, pp. 223-246Google Scholar
  71. Wetterer, Angelika 1999: Theoretical developments in women's and gender studies on studies, universities and jobs - an introductory review. In: Neusel, Ayla / Wetterer, Angelika (Hrsg.): Diverse differences. Frankfurt and New York, pp. 15-34Google Scholar
  72. Wiesenthal, Helmut 1995: Conventional and unconventional organizational learning: literature report and supplementary proposal. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie 24 (1995) 2, pp. 137-155Google Scholar
  73. Wilz, Sylvia M. 1999a: Reorganization in an Insurance Company: Elements of Gendering and De-Gendering. In: Goldmann, Monika (ed.): Rationalization, Organization, Gender. Dortmund, pp. 169-175Google Scholar
  74. Wilz, Sylvia M. 1999b: Personnel decisions in reorganization processes. In: Schwengel, Hermann (Ed.): Boundless Society? Pfaffenweiler, S. 120122Google Scholar
  75. Zimmermann, Karin 2000: Playing with power in science. Fit and gender as criteria for appointments. BerlinGoogle Scholar

further reading

  1. Achatz, Juliane (2007): The integration of women in labor markets and organizations. In: Wilz, Sylvia Marlene (Hg): Gender differences - gender differentiations. An overview of social developments and theoretical positions, WiesbadenGoogle Scholar
  2. Acker, Joan (1994): The Gender Regime of Swedish Banks. In: Scandinavian Journal of Management, 10, 1994, 2, pp. 117-130 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Allmendinger, Jutta / Hackman, J. Richard (1994): Acceptance or Defense? The integration of women in professional organizations. In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 46, 1994, 2, pp. 259-277Google Scholar
  4. Allmendinger, Jutta / Podsiadlowski, Astrid (2001): Segregation in organizations and in working groups. In: Heintz, Bettina (Hg): Gender Sociology, Opladen, pp. 276-307Google Scholar
  5. Anker, Richard (1997): Theories of Occupational Segregation by Sex. An overview. In: International Labor Review, 136, 1997, 3, pp. 315-339Google Scholar
  6. Funken, Christiane (2004): Money instead of power? Female and male careers in sales - an organizational sociological study, Frankfurt am MainGoogle Scholar
  7. Gildemeister, Regine / Maiwald, Kai-Olaf / Scheid, Claudia / Seyfarth-Konau, Elisabeth (2003): Gender differentiations in the professional field of family law: empirical findings and gender-theoretical reflections. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 32, 2003, 5, pp. 396-417Google Scholar
  8. Goos, Gisela / Hansen, Katrin (1999): Women in Management Positions, MünsterGoogle Scholar
  9. Gottschall, Karin (1995): Gender Relations and Labor Market Segregation. In: Becker-Schmidt, Regina / Knapp, Gudrun-Axeli (Hg): The gender relationship as an object of the social sciences, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 125-162Google Scholar
  10. Gottschall, Karin (1998): Doing Gender while Doing Work? Knowledge potential of constructivist perspectives for an analysis of the connection between labor market, occupation and gender. In: Geissler, Birgit / Maier, Friederike / Pfau-Effinger, Birgit (Hg): FrauenArbeitsMarkt, Berlin, pp. 63-94Google Scholar
  11. Halford, Susan / Savage, Mike / Witz, Anne (1997): Gender, Careers and Organizations, BasingstokeGoogle Scholar
  12. Heintz, Bettina / Nadai, Eva / Fischer, Regula / Ummel, Hannes (1997): Unequally among equals. Studies on gender-specific segregation of the labor market, Frankfurt a. MainGoogle Scholar
  13. Jacobs, Jerry (1989): Revolving doors. Sex Segregation and Women’s Careers, Stanford Leidner, Robin (1993): Fast Food, Fast Talk. Service Work and the Routinization of Everyday Life, BerkeleyGoogle Scholar
  14. Lorber, Judith (1999): Separate and unequal: gendered division of labor in employment. In: Dies .: Gender-Paradoxien, Opladen, pp. 279-303Google Scholar
  15. Reskin, Barbara F./Roos, Patricia A. (1990): Job Queues, Gender Queues: Explaining Women’s Inroad into Male Occupations, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  16. Tomaskovic-Dewey, Donald (1999): Degendered Jobs? Organizational Processes and Gender Segregated Employment. In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 17, 1999, pp. 139-172Google Scholar
  17. Wetterer, Angelika (Hg) (1995): The social construction of gender in professionalization processes, Frankfurt am MainGoogle Scholar
  18. Wetterer, Angelika (2002): Division of labor and gender construction. “Gender at Work” from a theoretical and historical perspective, KonstanzGoogle Scholar
  19. Williams, Christine B. (1989): Gender Differences at Work: Women and Men in Nontraditional Occupations, BerkeleyGoogle Scholar
  20. Willms-Herget, Angelika (1985): Women's work. On the integration of women in the labor market, Frankfurt am MainGoogle Scholar
  21. Wilz, Sylvia Marlene (2002): Organization and Gender. Structural ties and contingent couplings, OpladenGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1st professor for general sociology at the Faculty of Cultural Studies at the University of PaderbornPaderbornGermany