dc.contributor.author Mooney, S
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-21T05:27:42Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-21T05:27:42Z
dc.date.copyright 2008
dc.date.issued 2012-02-21
dc.identifier.citation Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2008, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2008-12-02 - 2008-12-05
dc.identifier.isbn 186308 148 8
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10292/3423
dc.description.abstract This paper investigates what barriers are present for female managers in the organisational structure of Australian and New Zealand hotels that may delay their progress to senior management positions. Research was carried out in an international group represented by more than 30 hotels in two countries. The methodology included a survey of the hotel group‟s female supervisors and managers with 18 follow up interviews. One major issue that arose from the research was the absence of role models for women. Women managers found that the many women who have „made it to the top‟ were “childless superwomen” (Liff and Ward, 2001) and as such, unrealistic role models. These findings provide implications for hospitality management practice.
dc.format.medium [CD-ROM]
dc.publisher AUT University; ANZAM
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in (see Citation). The original publication is available at (see Publisher's Version)
dc.subject Gender and diversity in Organisations, Organisational Behaviour, Critical Management Studies, International Management, Role models, Women in Management, Hotel Management
dc.title Holding out for a hero: female management role models in hotels
dc.type Conference Contribution
dc.rights.accessrights OpenAccess
dc.identifier.roid 7895 en_NZ

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