Research Note: Organizational Theory: Blind and Deaf to Gender?

  title={Research Note: Organizational Theory: Blind and Deaf to Gender?},
  author={Fiona Wilson},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={825 - 842}
  • F. Wilson
  • Published 1 September 1996
  • Sociology
  • Organization Studies
This Research Note argues that Organizational Theory (OT) has been resol utely blind and deaf to gender and suggests how a gendered approach may be developed. Despite the fact that authors such as Richard Brown (1976) and Janet Wolff (1977) argued long ago that gender should figure more largely in organizational analysis, little progress had been made. OT has accepted, and continues to accept, male ideology as the status quo. Male ideology and values must be uprooted and be seen. We must… 

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