Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Casino WomenCourage in Unexpected Places$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780801450143

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM Cornell University Press SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.cornell.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Cornell University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in Cornell for personal use. date: 31 July 2021

Crossing Over to the Other Side

Crossing Over to the Other Side

Chapter:
(p.157) 11 Crossing Over to the Other Side
Source:
Casino Women
Author(s):

Susan Chandler

Jill B. Jones

Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.003.0011

This chapter draws upon the narratives of four middle- and upper-management women to examine how they became managers, the nature of their work, and their work-related successes and disappointments. Researchers ask if they as managers within global gaming corporations were able to create a “culture of caring,” and in doing so contribute positively to the lives of workers. They also ask what was the cost, if any, they paid for “crossing over.” These women include Barbara Bradford, vice president of gaming and assistant general manager; Carol Hancock, keno manager; Sharon Nesbit, vice president of human resources; and Kate Rodriguez, a communications manager. The management women all acknowledged on some level that they could not serve the interests of both the corporation and its workers. They had to make a choice, and in the last analysis, they chose the corporation.

Keywords:   casino workers, Harrah's Entertainment Inc, gaming industry, women managers

Cornell Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.