Visibility in the workplace: still an essential ingredient for career success?
McDonald, Paula, Bradley, Lisa M., & Brown, Kerry A. (2008) Visibility in the workplace: still an essential ingredient for career success? The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19(12), pp. 2198-2215.
This article explores the extent to which a variety of different absences from the workplace affect perceptions of employee commitment and loyalty, and ultimately, how this 'temporary invisibility' might affect career success. Data were derived from 40 interviews (12 women and 28 men) in a public sector agency in Australia. Findings reveal that absences attract substantial career penalties for many employees, not only in relation to gendered flexible work options such as part-time employment and parental leave, but also traditionally uncontested entitlements such as annual and long service leave.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Career, Commitment, Flexible Work, Gender and Work, Part-time Work|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Industrial Relations (150306)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Routledge|
|Deposited On:||05 Jan 2009 01:36|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:43|
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