Comment: Gender Blindness or Gender Suppression? A Comment on Fiona Wilson's Research Note

  title={Comment: Gender Blindness or Gender Suppression? A Comment on Fiona Wilson's Research Note},
  author={Stephen A. Linstead},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={297 - 303}
  • S. Linstead
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Psychology
  • Organization Studies
This comment takes one term which Fiona Wilson in her excellent and useful review of the research on gender in organization studies makes central to her thesis. Whilst this term may be meaningfully applied to more recent studies of organizational behaviour with a largely technical emphasis, it cannot be applied accurately to the classical and human relations theorists — Taylor, Weber, Mayo and Maslow. Here they are very much aware of gender, and because of the nature of their particular… 

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