Prof. Y.W.M. Benschop (Yvonne)
Professor - Strategic Human Resource Management
6525 AJ NIJMEGEN
6500 HK NIJMEGEN
Yvonne Benschop is Professor of Business Administration, Organizational Behavior. She was head of Department of Business Administration 2017-2022, and leads the multidisciplinary research hotspot Gender and Power in Politics and Management, in which 20+ researchers from Business Administration, Political Science, Economics and Geography, Planning and Environment collaborate.
Her teaching, research and advisory work center on the social responsibility of contemporary organizations to organize for gender equality, diversity and inclusion. She is interested in informal organization processes that produce inequalities and in the interventions to change these processes and inequalities. Current research projects include gender and inclusion in leadership; the influence of postfeminism on organizational change, and intersectional equality. She also works on the articulation of new feminist questions at the crossroads of climate change and technology. She participates in several European research consortia, including INSPIRE, the Horizon Europe European Center of Excellence for Inclusive Gender Equality in Research and Innovation.
She was Co-Editor in Chief of the journal Organization 2015-2020, member of the distinguished advisory board of Gender, Work and Organization, and serves on the editorial boards of several other journals. She publishes in journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Organization Theory, Human Relations, en Gender Work and Organization.
- Woods, D.R., Benschop, Y.W.M. & Brink, M.C.L. van den (2022). What is intersectional equality? A definition and goal of equality for organizations. Gender, Work and Organization, 29 (1), 92-109. doi: 10.1111/gwao.12760 Full text
- Benschop, Y.W.M. (2021). Grand challenges, feminist answers. Organization Theory, 2 (3). doi: 10.1177/26317877211020323 Full text
- Dennissen, M.H.J., Benschop, Y.W.M. & Brink, M.C.L. van den (2020). Rethinking diversity management: An intersectional analysis of diversity networks. Organization Studies, 41 (2), 219-240. doi: 10.1177/0170840618800103 Full text
- Visser, L.M., Bleijenbergh, I.L., Benschop, Y.W.M. & Riel, A.C.R. van (2018). Prying Eyes: A Dramaturgical Approach to Professional Surveillance. Journal of Management Studies, 55 (4), 703-727. doi: 10.1111/joms.12283 Full text
- Lewis, P., Benschop, Y.W.M. & Simpson, R. (Ed.). (2017). Postfeminism and organization. London: Routledge
- Benschop, Y.W.M. & Verloo, M.M.T. (2016). Feminist Organization Theories: Islands of Treasure. In R. Mir, H. Wilmott & M. Greenwood (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting) (pp. 100-113). London, UK: Routledge Full text
- Brink, M.C.L. van den & Benschop, Y.W.M. (2014). Gender in Academic Networking: The Role of Gatekeepers in Professorial Recruitment. Journal of Management Studies, 51 (3), 460-492. doi: 10.1111/joms.12060
- 2022 - 2026 INSPIRE is the European Centre of Excellence for Inclusive Gender Equality in Research & Innovation: Creating Knowledge & Engaging in Collaborative Action. The project started in October 2022 and runs for four years. The project, which has been awarded funding from the EU's Horizon Europe programme, entails a sustainable centre of excellence which aims to set the worldwide standard for the quality of its research and analysis on inclusive gender equality in research and innovation (R&I). More information
- 2020 - 2024 The European Training Network (ETN) G-VERSITY – Achieving Gender Diversity is an interdisciplinary and intersectoral doctoral training network for early stage researchers. G-VERSITY aims at fostering new kinds of expertise and jobs needed in Europe to help employers overcome the underrepresentation of women, men, and sexual and gender minority groups. The network constitutes a prototype for innovative doctoral training on gender diversity research. G-VERSITY joins 9 leading European research groups from psychology, education, management, business administration, media and communication studies with 9 non-academic partners, a city administration, two public broadcasting service, a media training centre, an aviation training centre, and 3 non-profit organisations. More information