Sub-theme 31: Gender, Governance and Organizations

Morten Huse, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany, & BI Norwegian Business School, Norway
Anja Kirsch, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Heike Mensi-Klarbach, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany, & WU Vienna, Austria
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1C1 (1st floor)
Women's Access to Boards and Management
Chair: Anja Kirsch
Morten Huse, Juliane Göke, Hannah Möltner and Alessandra Rigolini
'Lean in' and variations in gender discourses about getting women on boards
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Pia Tracksdorf & Rainhart Lang
Rita Goyal, Nada Kakabadse and Andrew Kakabadse
Reason and possible remedies for the gender diversity deficit on boards within the UK’s soft-law regime: Directors’ perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ruth Simpson
Tanja Reimer
Women's pathway to the boardroom – The intermediary role of executive search firms
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Paulette Robic
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1C1 (1st floor)
Factors Influencing Gender Equality in Organizations
Chair: Heike Mensi-Klarbach
Florence Villesèche and Evis Sinani
Diversity beyond body-count: An examination of corporate directors’ network influence
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marianna Sidiropoulou & Andreas Liefooghe
Hannelore Roos and Patrizia Zanoni
Taking women on board by law? The corporate elite’s discursive struggle over male dominance in the wake of gender board quota
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Angela Lucas
Inge Bleijenbergh
‘My most important objective is to change the organizational culture’: How men become gender equality change agents in organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Eskil Goldeng
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1C1 (1st floor)
Stereotypes and Students
Chair: Heike Mensi-Klarbach
Marke Kivijärvi
University students' assumptions of gender and management: A critical analysis of student learning diaries
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Hannelore Roos
Ester Eomois, Ruth Alas, Kadi Metsmaa, Ulla Kattai and Joanna Erikkila
Career challenges for Generation Y female managers with children – Comparative study of Estonia and Finland
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rita Goyal & Nada Kakabase
Rainhart Lang and Pia Tracksdorf
Women as leaders? Observing glass ceiling effects through a cultural lens: A comparison of implicit ‘leader’ and ‘women’ profiles between German and Norwegian students
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Morten Huse
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1C1 (1st floor)
Stereotypes of Men and Women
Chair: Morten Huse
Felice Klein, Lingling Pan, Gerry McNamara and Cynthia Devers
Spoken like a woman: Examining gender differences in CEO communication
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Miriam Yates
Paulette Robic and Eve M. Lamendour
The invisible female leaders. The rise and disappearance of a character type
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Florence Villeseche
Denis Monneuse
Too good to reach the top? A dynamic model of between-women and within-women career outcomes
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jasmin Joecks
Giusy Alessandra Rizzi
Stakeholders' perception of masculine CEOs: A multilevel analysis
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lotta Snickare
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1C1 (1st floor)
Stereotypes and Leadership
Chair: Morten Huse
Sündüz Yilmaz and Gonca Gunay
The impact of gender stereotype threat on adopted leadership styles of women in the boardroom
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Gerry McNamara
Marianna Sidiropoulou and Andreas Liefooghe
Bad women, good company? Queen bees, bitches and man-eaters on the couch
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Inge Bleijnbergh
Miriam Yates and Tyler Okimoto
“Think power, think male”: Implications of descriptive stereotypes on career success
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tanja Reimer
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1C1 (1st floor)
Effects of Women on Boards
Chair: Anja Kirsch
Eskil L.B. Goldeng
Powerful women on boards: Sources of power among board of directors and the effect on the gender of the new CEO
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sündüz Yilmaz
Katrin Scharfenkamp, Kerstin Pull and Jasmin Joecks
Women on boards, attendance rates and firm performance: Results from a mixed-methods study
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Patrizia Pastore & Silvia Tommaso
Lotta Snickare and Inga-Lill Söderberg
Gender mixed boards and greenhouse gas emissions: Does the share of women affect the boards’ strategic decision making processes regarding environmental work?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Giusy Alessandra Rizzi
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1C1 (1st floor)
Chair: Morten Huse
Ruth Simpson, Nicholas Rumens and Savita Kumra
Constructing a meritorious self: Gender, merit and performativity
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marke Kivijärvi
Patrizia Pastore, Silvia Tommaso and Antonio Ricciardi
The market reaction to the appointment of women on corporate boards: Evidence from the Italian listed companies
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Denis Monneuse
Angela Christina Lucas and André Fischer
The meritocracy and the gender question in HR decisions: Maternal gift myth
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ester Emois & Ruth Alas