Centre for Workforce Futures Seminar

Centre for Workforce Futures Seminar

Insights and Research on the study of Gender and Intersectionality in International Airline Cultures

The Centre for Workforce Futures Seminar on Insights and Research on the study of Gender and Intersectionality in International Airline Cultures will be presented by Professor Albert J. Mills.

This talk provides an account of the author’s research strategies in studying the development, maintenance and change in discriminatory practices at work over the past thirty years. The talk focuses on the role of organisational culture in the development of discriminatory practices and provides examples from Air Canada, Pan American Airways, TWA, British Airways, and Qantas.

Event Details

WHEN:
Monday 26 February 2018
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
WHERE:
Seminar Room 523
Level 5, Building 4ER
RSVP:
Register by 23 February 2018

The Speaker

Albert J. Mills, PhD is the Director of the Sobey School of Business PhD Management Program at Saint Mary’s University (Canada). Albert’s research focuses on the impact of organizational life on people, especially the development, maintenance, and changing character of discriminatory practices.

A key part of his studies involves understanding the role of history and the past. He has largely pursued this focus through a series of long term studies of commercial aviation, in particular British Airways, Pan American Airways, Air Canada and, more recently Qantas. The outcome of these studies can be seen in over forty books and Special Issues, and over 100 journals articles and a similar number of book chapters.

He is the co-editor of the journal Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, and Co-Chair of the International Board for Critical Management Studies. His more recent books include `Insights and Research on the study of Gender and Intersectionality in International Airline Cultures. Bingley: Emerald, (2017);AGEING, ORGANIZATIONS AND MANAGEMENT: Constructive discourses and critical perspectives: London: Palgrave, 2017; `Absent Aviators: Gender Issues in Aviation' (London: Ashgate, 2014).

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