The focus of this book, women's employment, is an area of considerable and growing interest both from the point of view of equal opportunities and of economic competitiveness. Many legislative changes have taken place over the past five to ten years. i Women, /i i Employment and Organization: Challenges for Management /i brings together the latest European and North American research on a series of key topics in the field of women's employment. Drawing on published and easily accessible statistics, it sets the topics in the appropriate policy contexts and systematically appraises them from the viewpoint of the challenges for the management of human resources. It explores: occupational segregation the pay gap work-life balance part-time working women, work and pensions women in professional occupations. This useful text is suitable for a wide range of courses including business studies, sociology, social policy and gender studies.