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This study aims to explore intersectional gender inequalities that exist in accounting organizations.Design/methodology/approachA review of the literature, covering the period from 1990 to 2020, assesses the intersectionality of professional and social factors that shape inequalities in women’s professional accounting careers.FindingsThis study presents the complex facets of women’s inequality in gendered accounting organizations. The results reveal that inequity persists in accounting organizations despite organizational changes. The findings highlight the relevance of further research in gendered organizations to capture the intersectionality of gender with other forms of inequality.Practical implicationsThis review informs professional organizations, accountants and company managers about the persistence of gender concerns in the accountancy profession in the last 30 years, despite stated accounting profession commitments to achieve gender equality, as promoted by United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Moreover, some possible solutions are proposed.Originality/valueThis study focuses on a complex and challenging issue, contributing to the literature by extending classical narrative literature. This study presents a structured view of the various intersections of professional and social characteristics that created inequalities and the suggested solutions.
Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Oct 21, 2022
Keywords: Gender; Accounting profession; Inequalities; Organizations; Intersectionality; Gendered organisations; Women
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