Self-Narratives in Organizations: Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Experiences


  • Giuseppe Balirano University of Naples “L’Orientale”
  • Luigi Maria Sicca University of Naples Federico II
  • Paolo Valerio University of Naples Federico II



Narratives, gender non-conforming, thematic issue




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How to Cite

Balirano, G., Sicca, L. M., & Valerio, P. (2018). Self-Narratives in Organizations: Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Experiences. PuntOorg International Journal, 3(1/2), 1–4.