The Future is Feminine Gender issues and information systems in hospitality and tourism
Throughout the literature on gender and technological innovation within tourism and hospitality, there is an assumption of a link between computerisation and masculinity. As far back as 1987, McCool found that the manager who is introducing a computerised management information system is likely to be male. And, as recently as 1995, Main noted that “male managers [are] more likely to use computers than their female counterparts” (p.31).
KeywordsWoman Manager Computer Confidence Female Manager Female Operative Male Management
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