Changing times, persistent paradigms : women and men at work in projects

French, Erica L., Lloyd-Walker, Beverley, & Crawford, Lynn (2013) Changing times, persistent paradigms : women and men at work in projects. In International Research Network on Organizing by Projects (IRNOP) Conference : Innovative Approaches in Project Management Research, 17 – 19 June 2013, Oslo, Norway.

Abstract

The Australian economy is currently supported by a resources boom and work opportunities in traditionally male dominated fields of construction and engineering and information technology are at a premium. Yet despite more than 25 years of anti discrimination and equal employment opportunity legislation these industries still employ few women in operational or management roles. This paper investigates the issue of the low representation of women in project management and their different work and career experiences through interviews with male and female project managers.

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ID Code: 63138
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Women and Men, Projects, Project Managers
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 08 Oct 2013 00:40
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2013 06:51

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