Women at Work Leadership for the Next Century

ISBN-10: 0130955442

ISBN-13: 9780130955449

Edition: 2000

Authors: Dayle M. Smith
List price: $120.20
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Description: For courses in Women in Business and Women in Management courses. Offering valuable insight and expertise from a wide range of contributing authors, this progressive and informative study offers a candid examination of women and the barriers they face as they enter the 21st Century workforce environmentproviding students with a foundation for exploring the glass ceiling, analyzing women's experiences in the workplace, and identifying strategies for managing successful career. Sharing the personal struggles and achievements of some of today's most inspiring and powerful professional women business leaders, it addresses numerous issues, including the inequity that characterizes many work environments, the challenges confronting women in their quest for advancement, and the reality that women's abilities and experiences bring a unique addition to the organizational workforce in the new millennium and beyond.

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List price: $120.20
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/2/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Interview with a Leader
Interview with a Leader
The Glass Ceiling: An Introduction
A Historical Perspective
The Glass Ceiling
Barriers to Advancement
Organizational Gains and Losses
Gender and Communication
How Women Tend to Communicate in Business
Characteristics Associated with Gender Communication Patterns
Gender and Leadership Style
Leadership Style: Does Gender Make a Difference?
A Feminist Perspective
Leading from the Center
New Paradigms for Exploring Leadership Style
Women as Leaders in a New Century
Interview with a Leader, Judy Rose, Division I Athletic Director, UNC-Charlotte
Interview with a Leader, Ann Spector Lief, CEO and President, Specs Music
Gender Role Development: From Childhood to Professional Life
Gender Development Theories
Societal Influence
Workplace Implications
Beyond Gender: The Experience of Women of Color
The African American Experience
The Latino Perspective
Asian American Women
Native American Women
Comparing Privilege
Women of Color and Corporate Change
Disempowerment in Organizations
Psychological Empowerment
Triggers of Disempowerment
Responses to Polluting Events
Outcomes to Disempowerment
Differences in Perception
Collective Disempowerment and Organizational Climates
Implications for Women in Management
Law and Gender in Management
The Legal System and Discrimination Laws
Title VII (Gender Discrimination, Disparate Treatment, Sexual Harassment, Affirmative Action, Comparable Worth)
Equality Pay Act
Family and Medical Leave Act
Interview with a Leader, Joan Fujii, Senior EVP, Human Resources Cost Plus World Market, Inc. Interview with a Leader, Linda Glick, Chief Information Officer, Levi Strauss
Career Path, Networking and Mentoring
Career Progression
Career Path Obstacles
Women's Career Development Theory
Strategies for Success
Networking and Gender Composition
Network Range
Mentoring: The Mentor and Protege
Women as Mentors
Managing Work/Life
What Is Work-Life Balance?
Work-Family Conflicts
Organizational Responses
Barriers to Promoting Balanced Workplaces
Overcoming Organizational Barriers
The Role of Public Policy
Women Working Abroad: International Dimensions
International Women Managers-The Trend
Western Women in Asia
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