This reader uses an alternative approach to gender at work to provoke new thinking about traditional management topics, such as leadership and negotiation. * Presents students with an alternative conceptual approach to gender in the workplace. * Connects gender with other dimensions of difference such as race and class for a deeper understanding of diversity in organizations. * Illustrates how traditional images of competence and the ideal worker result in narrow ways of thinking about work, limiting both opportunity and organizational effectiveness. * Provokes new ways of thinking about leadership, human resource management, negotiation, globalization and organizational change.