Chapter 10. Gender Diversity and Organizational Performance

  1. Marilyn J. Davidson Professor of Managerial Psychology and
  2. Dr Sandra L. Fielden Lecturer, Organizational Psychology
  1. Deborah Hicks-Clarke1 and
  2. Paul Iles2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013354.ch10

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations

How to Cite

Hicks-Clarke, D. and Iles, P. (2003) Gender Diversity and Organizational Performance, in Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations (eds M. J. Davidson and S. L. Fielden), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013354.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, Aytoun Street, Manchester M3 8GH, UK

  2. 2

    University of Teesside Business School, University of Teesside, Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BH, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Handbooks in the Psychology of Management in Organizations

Book Series Editors:

  1. Peter Herriot

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499718

Online ISBN: 9780470013359



  • gender diversity and organizational performance;
  • managing diversity;
  • ‘business case’ for women in organizations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gender and Culture

  • Managing Diversity

  • Gender Cultures

  • Managing Diversity, Gender and Climate

  • The Business Case for Managing Diversity

  • Diversity Climate, Gender and Performance

  • Conclusions

  • References