Cultural value conformity and workplace gender equality across generations (Paperback)

Cultural value conformity and workplace gender equality across generations By Siddiqi Nasrina Cover Image

Cultural value conformity and workplace gender equality across generations (Paperback)


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INTRODUCTION With increased participation of women in public domain, the issue of gender at workplace has become central to the study of organizations. Hitherto, this issue has attracted the attention of many organizational researchers and is, therefore, one of the most widely researched topics in organizational literature. Investigators, so far, have focused on problems, such as gender discrimination, that arise as a consequence of the two genders working together in organizations. More recently, however, gender equity at work has emerged as a topic of great interest and has gained substantial popularity among organizational researchers. Gender based equity at workplace is a relatively new phenomenon for, up till now researchers have been studying the underlying causes and effects of gender discrimination and, therefore, little attention was paid to the idea of workplace gender equity. Moreover, gender equity has greater relevance in contemporary times because some recent researches suggest that younger generation female employees perceive greater parity at work and view discrimination as a concept of the past. Therefore, a strong need was felt to study workplace gender equity. The current study focuses on this issue because gender studies in psychology are still stuck with discrimination while the rest of psychology is moving towards a more "Positive outlook". The researcher believes that with positive psychology taking over, it is time to advance a step ahead and focus on equality rather than discrimination. The issue of equity at work needs attention because (a) existing studies concerning workplace gender equity in India are scarce and (b) no systematic study has been carried out so far to identify the factors that predict gender equity at workplace,

Product Details ISBN: 9787527336713
ISBN-10: 7527336714
Publisher: Nayyarshaikhyt
Publication Date: July 15th, 2022
Pages: 212
Language: English