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Gender and engineering

Gender and engineering

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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in engineering

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementIngelore Welpe, Barbara Reschka, June Larkin (eds.)
    SeriesAngewandte Genderforschung = -- Gender research applied -- Bd. 3, Angewandte Genderforschung -- Bd. 3.
    ContributionsWelpe, Ingelore., Reschka, Barbara., Larkin, June, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA157 .G375 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17035692M
    ISBN 103631560524
    ISBN 109783631560525
    LC Control Number2008384871

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    The volume also Gender and engineering book a variety of ways that gender analysis has contributed to these fields. Where possible, they provide concrete examples of how taking gender into account has yielded new research results and sparked creativity, opening new avenues for future research. There are also other barriers keeping women from accessing the top management level, which basically reflect some general psychological differences between the two genders [ 1617 ]. When being defensive, there are more women with passive styles Approval, Conventional, Dependent, and Avoidance and there are more men with aggressive styles Oppositional, Power, Competitive, and Perfectionistic. For the benefit of the engineering profession, it is imperative that we seek the most talented people from the available pool of intelligence; to limit ourselves to only 50 per cent of the population is simply doing the engineering profession a disservice. Competitive managers are preoccupied with the way they are perceived by the others and focus more on being the winners than on performance.

    According to our research and this time unlike our expectations, men seemed to be more perfectionistic than women with a difference not really significant. Moreover, these characteristics of leadership are considered a real support for the efficacy of leadership. Often engineers work together to solve problems. Many of us have been confused by the picture of loss of ground by women in computer science even as women have increased their presence in other fields in other STEM fields.


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This style generally comes with a low level of self-esteem and an excessive preoccupation for avoiding mistakes. Our approach was to be as neutral and objective as possible because we think this subject is not a trend but an essential one: can we remain fixed in our traditional approach, although we are aware that current economic realities reveal certain skills that women possess at a very high level?

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The findings show that targeted institutional transformation at these 19 U. Avoidance style People having the avoidance thinking style need protection and keep distance from any potential danger.

But if those professions can change and achieve parity, then so can we.This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the levels and recent changes in the sex segregation of occupations. It is based on a unique new ILO data set which contains detailed occupational data from 41 countries or territories from all regions of the world.

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