Behaviour, Identity and Decisions research cluster

'Gender' theme

We study gender differences in behaviour, how they are constructed and develop with age while putting them in current as well as historical context.

Addressing issues of leadership, diversity, pay gaps and other forms of discrimination.


  • Cecilia Chen
  • Ramon Cobo-Reyes
  • Brit Grosskopf
  • Beverly Hawkins
  • Emma Jeanes
  • Grzegorz Trojanowski
  • Carol Woodhams

Selected publications

  • Aguiar, F., P. Brañas-Garza, R. Cobo-Reyes, N. Jiménez and L. Miller (2009), “Are women expected to be more generous?” (2009) Experimental Economics 12:93-98.
  • Hawkins, B. (2013). Gendering the Eye of the Norm: Exploring Gendered Concertive Control Processes in Two Self‐Managing Teams. Gender, Work & Organization, 20(1), 113-126.
  • Hawkins, B. (2008). Double Agents Gendered Organizational Culture, Control and Resistance. Sociology, 42(3), 418-435.
  • Gregory, A., Jeanes, E. L., Tharyan, R., Tonks, I. (2013) ‘Does the stock market gender stereotype corporate boards? Evidence from the market’s reaction to directors’ trades’ British Journal of Management, 24: 174–190.
  • McDonald, P. And Jeanes E. (2012) Men, Wage Work and Family, London: Routledge
  • Jeanes, E. L., Knights, D., and Yancey-Martin, P. (2011) Handbook of Gender, Work and Organisation, Oxford: Blackwell
  • Kulich C, Trojanowski G, Ryan MK, Haslam SA, Renneboog LDR (2011). Who gets the carrot and who gets the stick? Evidence of gender disparities in executive remuneration. Strategic Management Journal, 32(3), 301-321.
  • Haslam SA, Ryan MK, Kulich C, Trojanowski G, Atkins C (2010). Investing with prejudice: Evidence that the appointment of women to company boards is associated with lower stock-market value but not lower accountancy-based performance. British Journal of Management, 21(2), 484-497.
  • C. Woodhams, B. Lupton, M. Cowling (2015). The Presence of Ethnic Minority and Disabled men in Feminised Work: Intersectionality, Vertical Segregation and the Glass Escalator. Sex Roles. 72(7-8), pp.277-293.
  • C. Woodhams, H. Xian, B. Lupton (2015). Women Managers' Careers in China: Theorizing the Influence of Gender and Collectivism. Human Resource Management. 54(6), pp.913-931.
  • C. Woodhams, B. Lupton, G. Perkins, M. Cowling (2015). Multiple disadvantage and wage growth: The effect of merit pay on pay gaps. Human Resource Management. 54(2), pp.283-301.
  • C. Woodhams, B. Lupton, M. Cowling (2015). The Snowballing Penalty Effect: Multiple Disadvantage and Pay. BRITISH JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT. 26(1), pp.63-77.
  • C. Woodhams, B. Lupton (2014). Transformative and emancipatory potential of intersectionality research Making a case for methodological pluralism. Gender in Management. 29(5), pp.301-307.