Gender,communication and management

Researcher: Margaret Peters

Margaret PetersDr Margaret Peters' research interests include gender, work and organisations, gendered communications, and work–life balance, and also reconceptualisations of 'western' and 'Asian' management paradigms, with an emphasis on knowledge management and the impact of senior women executives.

Dr Peters is currently involved in an ARC Linkage project to develop an evidence-based intervention program for young men using violence against their girlfriends and is a member of the University of South Australia's Gender Equity Steering Group. She has recently researched women executives in Australian organisations, focusing on their role in the transformation and management of managerial cultures and how professional Asian women in Australia manage diversity in the workplace.

Dr Peters' recent paper 'The organised self: managing time, space, work and life in the ever-present' was in the Top Three Papers Panel in the Organizational Communication Strand at the 58th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference 'Communicating Social Impact', held in Montreal, Canada on 22–26 May 2008.
 

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