aThis book provides the most comprehensive account to date of womenas persistent underrepresentation in leadership roles, why it matters, and what can be done to change it.aaFrom the Foreword by Justice Sandra Day OaConnor (Ret.) Despite recent progress, women seeking leadership positions face persistent and pervasive barriers. These include gender bias in leadership opportunities, gender inequalities in family responsibilities, inflexibilities in workplace structures, and inadequacies in social polices. Women and Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume preeminent scholars from a range of disciplines to address the challenges involving women and leadership. These experts explore when and how women exercise power and what stands in their way. This groundbreaking volume offers readers an informed analysis of the state of women and leadership and offers the most informed and current thinking on Am The perils of stereotypes Am The importance of leadership style Am Gender differences in the decision to seek leadership roles Am Lessons from women leaders Am aOpt outa patterns and the need for flexible career paths Am Global inequalities and initiatives Am Strategies that get women to the top Women and Leadership is indispensable for understanding recent progress toward equal opportunity and the challenges that remain.This groundbreaking volume offers readers an informed analysis of the state of women and leadership and offers the most informed and current thinking on Am The perils of stereotypes Am The importance of leadership style Am Gender ...
|Title||:||Women and leadership|
|Author||:||Barbara Kellerman, Deborah L. Rhode, Sandra Day O'Connor|
|Publisher||:||Jossey-Bass - 2007-08-03|