The Genesis of leaders: Women in the petroleum industry

Aure, Marit (2018) The Genesis of leaders: Women in the petroleum industry. In: Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice: The Gendered Dynamics of Power. Routledge, London, pp. 104-122. ISBN 9781138233706

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Prompted to reflect on their own career paths, female and male managers alike often suggest that they had no specific aspirations to be promoted into leading positions, but that it somehow happened to them, as though by an external and divine plan. This chapter explores such career narratives among female leaders and asks how the externalization of agency can shed light on gendered aspects of organizations and leadership recruitment.

Item Type: Book Section
Item ID: 14204
Department(s): Divisions > On the Move Partnership
Date: 2018
Date Type: Publication
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