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Women's Leadership Journeys

Women's Leadership Journeys

Author: Sherylle J. Tan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351209335

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

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This volume brings together research from leading scholars with stories from women leaders in diverse sectors to provide insights from their leadership journeys. The book begins with personal stories of women’s leadership journeys by chief executive officers, a former U.S. ambassador, a college president, and others. The stories enable readers to make sense of their own leadership journeys by learning about the varied paths to leadership and taking note of key elements such as role transitions, defining moments, identity development, and growth mindsets. Next, scholars discuss novel research that can guide women in navigating their journeys to leadership, including on followership, competition, representation of women in politics, and the role of biology in leadership. This must-have volume offers cutting-edge perspectives and a guide for women to navigate their own journeys to impactful leadership.

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership

Author: Julia Gillard

Publisher: Random House Australia

ISBN: 9781761043734

Category: Leadership in women

Page: 338

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"In conversation with some of the world's most powerful and interesting women, Women and Leadership explores gender bias and explores the barriers to women's participation in politics"--

Women's Leadership

Women's Leadership

Author: V. Stead

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230246737

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 194

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Women's Leadership challenges traditional concepts of leadership that draw on the male experience and offers an alternative construction that emerges from the female experience. Highlighting leadership's social, cultural and political roots, the authors argue that leadership is neither a free floating nor a gender neutral concept.

Junctures in Women's Leadership

Junctures in Women's Leadership

Author: Carmen Twillie Ambar

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813586236

Category: Education

Page: 257

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Junctures in Women’s Leadership: Higher Education brings into sharp focus the unique attributes of women leaders in the academy and adds a new dimension of analysis to the field of women’s leadership studies. Women leaders interviewed in this volume include Bernice Sandler, Juliet Villarreal García, and Johnnetta Betsch Cole.

Recognizing Women's Leadership: Strategies and Best Practices for Employing Excellence

Recognizing Women's Leadership: Strategies and Best Practices for Employing Excellence

Author: Tiffani Lennon

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440831171

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 246

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According to recent data on women leaders across all major sectors in the United States, women are outperforming men but earning less and still hitting the glass ceiling. This book uncovers the best practices to remedy these inequities, optimize performance, and benefit both genders. • Elevates the conversation about why women's leadership is still lacking in the United States and debunks typical myths about gender disparity in the U.S. workforce • Offers strategies and best practices for companies and organizations to ensure excellence • Presents findings based on current research and analysis on thousands of positions across hundreds of companies in 14 sectors • Provides insights from interviews with representatives of several of the most successful companies in the United States about their practices that help ensure excellence

Patterns of Women's Leadership in Early Christianity

Patterns of Women's Leadership in Early Christianity

Author: Joan E. Taylor

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198867067

Category: Religion

Page: 362

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This authoritative collection brings together the latest thinking on women's leadership in early Christianity. Featuring contributors from key thinkers in the fields of Christian history, it considers the evidence for ways in which women exercised leadership in churches from the 1st to the 9th centuries CE.

Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership

Author: Karin Klenke

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781787430648

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

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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.

Indian Women in Leadership

Indian Women in Leadership

Author: Rajashi Ghosh

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319688169

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 299

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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.

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