“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”

Instant Access to Thousands of Journals for just $40/month

An Experiential Exercise for Illustrating Gender Bias in Career and other Human Resource Management Decisions

AN EXPERIENTIAL EXERCISE FOR ILLUSTRATING GENDER BIAS IN CAREER AND OTHER HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DECISIONS Charles M. Vance Loyola Marymount University Ellen A. Ensher Claremont Graduate School We have developed an exercise that we have found to be valuable in helping undergraduate and working graduate (MBA) students to be more aware of how underlying biases regarding gender roles can influence their decisions affecting the careers and working lives of others. In addition, this exercise is effective in helping students to be more conscious of their own and others' differing values and perceptions regarding issues related to career decisions, including those faced by dual-career couples. This brief case exercise, which can take 40 to 60 minutes to deliver, de- pending on depth of class discussion, was inspired by a much longer Janis/ Jack Jerome Case (Gandz & Howell, 1988-1989), which we found to be too cumbersome and inflexible for our teaching needs, especially for undergrad- uate instruction. This exercise involves having students in four- to six-person groups first individually read a brief case scenario (see the appendix) about Chris Jamison, who is facing a decision to accept/reject a promotion offer, the acceptance of which would directly conflict with a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management Education SAGE

An Experiential Exercise for Illustrating Gender Bias in Career and other Human Resource Management Decisions

Abstract

AN EXPERIENTIAL EXERCISE FOR ILLUSTRATING GENDER BIAS IN CAREER AND OTHER HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DECISIONS Charles M. Vance Loyola Marymount University Ellen A. Ensher Claremont Graduate School We have developed an exercise that we have found to be valuable in helping undergraduate and working graduate (MBA) students to be more aware of how underlying biases regarding gender roles can influence their decisions affecting the careers and working lives of others. In addition, this exercise is effective in helping students to be more conscious of their own and others' differing values and perceptions regarding issues related to career decisions, including those faced by dual-career couples. This brief case exercise, which can take 40 to 60 minutes to deliver, de- pending on depth of class discussion, was inspired by a much longer Janis/ Jack Jerome Case (Gandz & Howell, 1988-1989), which we found to be too cumbersome and inflexible for our teaching needs, especially for undergrad- uate instruction. This exercise involves having students in four- to six-person groups first individually read a brief case scenario (see the appendix) about Chris Jamison, who is facing a decision to accept/reject a promotion offer, the acceptance of which would directly conflict with a
Loading next page...
 
/lp/sage/an-experiential-exercise-for-illustrating-gender-bias-in-career-and-LpG4bfy8GQ

Sorry, we don’t have permission to share this article on DeepDyve,
but here are related articles that you can start reading right now:

Explore the DeepDyve Library

How DeepDyve Works

Spend time researching, not time worrying you’re buying articles that might not be useful.

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from Springer, Elsevier, Nature, IEEE, Wiley-Blackwell and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Simple and Affordable Pricing

14-day free trial. Cancel anytime, with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$40/month

Best Deal — 25% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 25% off!
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$30/month
billed annually