Chapter 2. Gender and Leadership Talk at Work

  1. Janet Holmes

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754863.ch2

Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Social Identity Through Workplace Interaction

Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Social Identity Through Workplace Interaction

How to Cite

Holmes, J. (2006) Gender and Leadership Talk at Work, in Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Social Identity Through Workplace Interaction, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470754863.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405117586

Online ISBN: 9780470754863

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Keywords:

  • leadership;
  • masculine conception;
  • discourse;
  • instructions;
  • authority

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Leadership, Gender and the 'Double Bind'

  • Leadership Discourse and Gender

  • Giving Instructions and Getting Things Done

  • Managing Meeting Discourse

  • Clara: A Case Study

  • Possible Models for Women Leaders

  • Conclusion