Search Results for: Gender And Womens Leadership

Gender and Women's Leadership

Gender and Women's Leadership

Author: Karen O'Connor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412960830

Category: Social Science

Page: 505

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This work is part of the SAGE Reference Series on Leadership and provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. It covers historical and contemporary barriers to women's leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, but also places a strong focus on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains. The two-volume set is centered on the 100 most important topics, issues, questions and debates specific to women and gender. By focusing on 100 key topics, more detailed information and depth of discussion is provided than typically found in an encyclopedia entry but not as much jargon, detail or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter. Key Themes women and public leadership in the American context women's global leadership women as leaders in the business sector the nonprofit and social service sector religion academia public policy advocacy the media sports the arts.

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership

Author: Karin Klenke, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826197949

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

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This book examines womenís access to leadership roles and how these roles are perceived in society. It represents one of the first scholarly examinations of the burgeoning field of leadership. Using real-life examples and case studies of prominent women, Dr. Klenke explores the complex interactions between gender, leadership, and culture. Topics include the changing conceptions of leadership, women leaders in history, contemporary leadership theories, barriers to womenís leadership, and women leaders worldwide. This volume is of primary interest to educators and students involved in womenís studies programs as well as in courses in gender and leadership.

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership

Author: Julia Gillard

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262045742

Category: Political Science

Page: 334

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A powerful call to action for achieving equality in leadership. Women make up fewer than ten per cent of national leaders worldwide, and behind this eye-opening statistic lies a pattern of unequal access to power. Through conversations with some of the world's most powerful and interesting women--including Jacinda Ardern, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Christine Lagarde, Michelle Bachelet, and Theresa May--Women and Leadership explores gender bias and asks why there aren't more women in leadership roles.

Developing Women Leaders

Developing Women Leaders

Author: Anna Marie Valerio

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405183705

Category: Psychology

Page: 184

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Developing Women Leaders answers the question “How do we best develop women leaders?” with practical solutions drawn from current literature and the author’s personal interviews with high-achievers in major US companies and universities. Presents research-based, practical solutions to help people in organizations develop talented women Describes what organizations and individuals need to know about leadership competencies, personality, and leadership styles Explains gender-related issues that affect the behaviors of both women and men at work Integrates first-hand accounts by high-achieving women and men from major US companies and universities about their leadership experiences Separate chapters addressed to CEOs and Human Resource executives, managers, and women offer practical suggestions to implement in their organizations, using examples from some 'best practice' companies Has relevance across the range of all organizations including Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, non-profit organizations and small businesses Has significance for every aspect of society – business, government, law, families, careers, and health

The Next Generation of Women Leaders

The Next Generation of Women Leaders

Author: Selena Rezvani

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313376665

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 181

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A groundbreaking, empowering collection of advice--richly illustrated with the stories of women at top echelons of their fields--that advances the leadership outlook for Generation X and Y women like no book before it. * Includes 30 interviews with highly accomplished business women * Offers a foreword by Gail Evans, the highest-ranking woman executive ever at CNN * Provides a far-reaching bibliography of significant materials combining works examining gender dynamics in addition to business classics

Gender and Leadership in Unions

Gender and Leadership in Unions

Author: Gill Kirton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415887045

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 306

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Gender and Leadership in Trade Unions explores and evaluates the similarities and differences in equality strategies pursued by unions in the US and the UK. It assesses the conditions experienced by women union members and how these impact on their leadership, both potential and actual. The discussion of women trade union leaders is situated more broadly within debates on governance, leadership and democracy within social justice activism.

Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership

Author: Karin Klenke

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781787430648

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

View: 755

The 2nd edition of this book, originally published in 2011, captures many significant recent developments and achievements in women’s leadership. Women in virtually every context discussed in the book--politics, sports, business, technology, religion, military and international--have made dramatic gains in attaining leadership roles and positions.

Global Perspectives on Women’s Leadership and Gender (In)Equality

Global Perspectives on Women’s Leadership and Gender (In)Equality

Author: Elena V. Shabliy

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 3030418219

Category: Social Science

Page: 246

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This interdisciplinary volume discusses women’s global leadership and women’s rights advancement, identifying gender inequality as a persisting societal challenge and a major barrier to human development. Drawing on intersectionality as an important analytic and methodological tool, the contributors analyse women’s leadership roles across the world, featuring perspectives on the US, Israel, and Brazil, amongst other countries. The book also contributes to the growing field of leadership, presenting cross-cultural examples and case-studies of outstanding women and female leaders, as well as discussing contemporary leadership theories, and examining obstacles to women’s leadership. Global Perspectives on Women’s Leadership and Gender (In)Equality will be an important point of reference for students and scholars across the political sciences, women’s studies, feminist philosophy, business development, and history.

Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions

Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions

Author: Catherine Wessinger

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252020251

Category: Religion

Page: 260

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Women's leadership in Spiritualism and Christian Science / Ann Braude -- The feminism of "Universal Brotherhood," women in the Theosophical Movement / Robert Ellwood and Catherine Wessinger -- Emma Curtis Hopkins, a feminist of the 1880's and mother of new thought / J. Gordon Melton -- Myrtle Fillmore and her daughters, an observation and analysis of the role of women in Unity / Dell deChant -- Woman guru, woman roshi, the legitimation of female religious leadership in Hindu and Buddhist groups in America / Catherine Wessinger. -- Part 3. Contemporary women as creators of religion: Ritual validations of clergywomen's authority in the African American Spiritual churches of New Orleans / David C. Estes --. - Twentieth-century women's religion as seen in the feminist spirit.

Handbook of Research on Gender and Leadership

Handbook of Research on Gender and Leadership

Author: Susan R. Madsen

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781785363863


Page: 496

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Although some progress has been made in recent decades in getting women into top positions in government, business and education, there are on-going, persisting challenges with efforts to improve the opportunities for women in leadership. The Handbook of Research on Gender and Leadership comprises the latest research from the world’s foremost scholars on women and leadership, exposing problems and offering both theoretical and practical solutions on how to best strengthen the impact of women around the world.

Indian Women in Leadership

Indian Women in Leadership

Author: Rajashi Ghosh

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319688169

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 299

View: 587

This book provides intriguing insights into the development of highly qualified women leaders in diverse Indian contexts and their role at national and organizational levels. While India has made enormous economic strides in the past few decades, gender inequality and underutilization of female talent remain deeply rooted and widely spread in many parts of Indian society. This book addresses an urgent need to stop treating Indian women as under-developed human capital and begin realizing their potential as leaders of quality work. This book will fill the gap of research on international leadership for students, academics, and multinational organizations.