Sub-theme 41: Men, Leadership, and Inclusivity: Men Resisting and Supporting Gender Equality in Organizations

Anja Kirsch, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Elisabeth Kelan, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Julia Nentwich, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Session Time Corridor 1: Thursday, July 08, 09:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Men, Resistance and Gender (In)Equality
Break 1: 10:30 to 11:00
Chair: Julia Nentwich
Roman Gibel
Men, leadership, and inclusivity: Men resisting and supporting gender equality in organizations
Discussant(s): Linda Colley and Sue Williamson
Jack Daly
Hegemonic masculinity and the gender pay gap: male senior-leadership as a site of resistance
Discussant(s): Roman Gibel
Linda Colley and Sue Williamson
Men and women leaders: understanding, owning and/or resisting gender equality in public services
Discussant(s): Jack Daly
Erika Blomstrand
"That you are interested and that you are not afraid”: Organizational conditions for men acting as change agents in a technical university?
Discussant(s): Denis Monneuse
P. Matthijs Bal
Hypernormalization of gender inequality: what can men do?
Discussant(s): Erika Blomstrand
Denis Monneuse
With or without men? The admission of men into women’s internal networks as a way to reduce gender inequality?
Discussant(s): P. Matthijs Bal
Session Time Corridor 2: Thursday, July 08, 16:00 to 17:00, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Boards/Top Management I
Chair: Anja Kirsch
Sarosh Asad and Marko Reimer
Organizational aspirations towards women representation in the C-suite: Role of incumbent elites
Discussant(s): Jieun Lee and Michael Howard
Joel L. Andrus, Jieun Lee, Michael Howard and Hannah Grubbs
Beyond immediate relations: Understanding female collaborative networks
Discussant(s): Sarosh Asad
Session Time Corridor 3: Friday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Discursive Practices and Masculinities
Chair: Anja Kirsch
Elisabeth Kelan
Men as Managers Doing and Undoing Gender
Discussant(s): Patricia Lewis
Julia Nentwich
Ambivalent alternatives: Male managers struggling with their support for gender equality
Discussant(s): Elisabeth Kelan
Patricia Lewis, Nick Rumens and Nicholas Rumens
Reconfiguring the gender dynamics of leadership: Hybrid masculinities, hybrid femininities and postfeminism
Discussant(s): Julia Nentwich
Session Time Corridor 4: Friday, July 09, 16:00 to 17:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Boards/Top Management II
Chair: Elisabeth Kelan
Anja Kirsch
Gender inclusion on boards of directors
Discussant(s): Maria Tonelli, Amanda Gross, Carolina Araújo, Julia Macluf Biberg and Vinicius Galante
Anika Thym
Men in leadership positions promoting women in leadership positions in finance
Discussant(s): Anja Kirsch
Maria José Tonelli, Amanda Gross, Carolina G. Araújo, Julia Macluf Biberg and Vinicius Galante
Does gender equality just happen? The “naturalization of inclusion” through men’s perspective
Discussant(s): Anika Thym
Session Time Corridor 5: Saturday, July 10, 09:30 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Fathers and Gender Equality at Home and Plenary Discussion
Break 1: 11:00 to 11:30
Chair: Elisabeth Kelan
Ludivine Redslob and Dima Younes
“Beware of a Smiling Face”: How Interpretations of Anti-Sexist Corporate Policies Penalized Women during the COVID Crisis
Discussant(s): Taran Patel
Claudia Balan, Marieke van den Brink and Yvonne Benschop
New fathers, ideal workers? New actors in the field of fathers-friendly work organizations
Discussant(s): Ludivine Redslob and Dima Younes
Taran Patel, Laurence Romani, Chandra Ramasamy and Chandra Ramasamy
Redoing gender while building on traditional gender roles: Men’s support of women village leaders in India and resulting gender equality
Discussant(s): Claudia Balan
Plenary discussion 11:30-12:30