Sexual orientation and transgender issues in organizations : global perspectives on LGBT workforce diversity / Thomas Köllen, editor.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandDescription: 1 online resource (560 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319296234; 331929623X; 3319296213; 9783319296210Subject(s): Sexual minorities -- EmploymentAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues in Organizations.DDC classification: 650 LOC classification: HF5549.5.S47Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Intersexuality and Trans-Identities Within the Diversity Management Discourse -- Queering the Gender Binary: Understanding Transgender Workplace Experiences -- I am the Man for the Job: The Challenges of Coming Out as a Female-to-Male Transgender in the Indian Organizational Space -- A Systematic Literature Review on Trans* Careers and Workplace Experiences -- Transgenderism, Sex Reassignment Surgery and Employees' Job Satisfaction -- Female-to-Male (FtM) Transgender Employees in Australia -- On the Necessity of Including Gender in Spain's List of Prohibited Bases of Discrimination -- Transgender Rights in Canada -- Visibility and the Workplace Experiences of Trans Persons in the United States -- Transgender Individuals in Asian Islamic Countries -- Religious Workplaces -- Discrimination and Marginalization of LGBT Workers in Thailand -- Silence Speaks in the Workplace: Uncovering the Experiences of LGBT Employees in Turkey -- LGBT Employees in the Hungarian Labor Market -- Gay Men and Male-to-Female Transgender Persons in Chile -- Experiences of LGBT Microaggressions in the Workplace -- Experiences of Non-Heterosexual and Trans Youth on Career Choice and in the Workplace -- Passing in Corporate India -- Daily Work Out?! -- The Limits of Inclusion: Stories from the Margins of the Swedish Police -- The Career Development of Bisexual Sex Workers -- Discrimination at Work on the Basis of Sexual Orientation: Subjective Experience, Experimental Evidence, and Interventions -- On the Violence of Heteronormativity within Business Schools -- The Role of Apparent Sexual Orientation in Explaining the Heterogeneity of Wage Penalties Among Gay Employees -- The Influence of Sexual Orientation and Gender on Perceptions of Successful Leadership Characteristics -- Tolerance in the Polish Workplace Towards Gay Men and Lesbians -- Understanding the Identity Work of LGB Workers Using the Practice Theory Lens -- When Supervisors and Managers Tolerate Heterosexism: Challenges, Opportunities, and Implications for Workplace Advocacy -- Sexual Orientation Diversity Management in Brazil -- Incorporating Inclusivity: How Organizations Can Improve the Workplace Experiences of Trans* People Across the Trans* Spectrum: A US Perspective -- LGBT Company Network Groups in the UK: Tackling Opportunities and Complexities in the Workplace -- Transgressing Gender Binarism in the Workplace? Including Transgender and Intersexuality Perspectives in Organizational Restroom Policies -- Implementing LGBT-Diversity Management in a Global Company: The Case of SAP.
Over the last decade workforce diversity has attracted much scientific attention. Given the shortage of literature on issues related to homosexual, bisexual and transgender employees, compared to other facets of workforce diversity, this book opens up new perspectives on this issue. Emphasis is placed on the equal consideration of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. Thus the predominance of lesbian and gay issues in LGBT research (and practice), will be contrasted by an explicit consideration of the unique experiences, stressors and related needs of bisexual and transgender employees. Contributions provide deeper insights into the differing experiences the whole spectrum of LGBT employees make in the workplace in different national and occupational contexts. Furthermore, the collection offers contextualized insights for evaluating and conceptualizing organizational initiatives aiming at a higher level of inclusion for LGBT employees.
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Dr. Thomas Köllen is assistant professor at the Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations (Department of Management) at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). He has studied in Germany (Friedrich Schiller University, Jena), Italy (Università di Torino), and Austria (WU Vienna). He was a Doc Team Fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (2006-2009) and a Visiting Scholar at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany (2007) and Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) in Niteroi, Brazil (2012). In 2016 he is a visiting professor at Rowe School of Business, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Dr. Köllen's academic research interests include business ethics; issues of gender, gender identity and sexual orientation in management and organizations; and national identities and nationalism in the workplace.