Indeed, it is probably not unfair to claim that at least several of the authors within this particular collection have, in one way or another, benefited from the relative openness that characterizes the field today; an openness which undeniably owes much to his efforts over the years. In a series of assorted publications he has consistently contributed to the act of remembering that organization theory remains an essentially social scientific undertaking and, as such, its practitioners should not distance themselves from those philosophical questions and debates see, for example, Burrell, that define the vibrancy and continued relevance of the social scientific endeavour. As a founding editor of the international journal Organization, he has also played a vital role in ensuring the accessibility and relevance of the kind of inter or indeed neo disciplinary work he champions. Thus, while his tendencies may be postmodern for some, his influences are also those of a far more established and more ambivalent critical tradition, especially in relation to the question of rationality, organization and modernity.
In he received his PhD at the University of Manchester. Burrell started his academic career as researcher at the University of Birmingham. In the late s he was appointed Lecturer in the Department of Behaviour in Organizations at the University of Lancaster. In the mids he was appointed Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the University of Warwick.
Gender, Interaction, and Inequality in Organizations
Worshipping, learning to add and subtract, having babies, fighting wars, and making laws are organizational activities. The thesis of this chapter is that formal organizations are highly gendered, in addition to being ubiquitous, and are excellent sites for studying gender interaction and inequality cf. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.