Off-ramps and on-ramps : keeping talented women on the road to success / Sylvia Ann Hewlett.
By: Hewlett, Sylvia Ann.Material type: TextPublisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, c2007Description: xvii, 299 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781422101025 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1422101029.Other title: Keeping talented women on the road to success.Subject(s): Women in the professions -- United States | Women -- Employment -- United States | Corporations -- United States -- Case studies | Working mothers -- United States | Work and family -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Off-ramps and on-ramps.DDC classification: 658.3/12082
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-277) and index.
Foreword / by Carolyn Buck Luce -- pt. 1. The challenge -- Why mess with the male competitive model? -- Women's nonlinear careers -- Extreme jobs, extreme demands -- The business case for diversity -- pt. 2. Models at the cutting edge -- Establishing flexible work arrangements : Ernst & Young ; BT Group ; Citigroup -- Creating arc-of-career flexibility : Booz Allen Hamilton ; Lehman Brothers ; Goldman Sachs -- Reimagining work life : Citigroup ; Time Warner ; Johnson & Johnson -- Claiming and sustaining ambition : Johnson & Johnson ; Time Warner ; General Electric -- Tapping into altruism : Goldman Sachs ; Cisco Systems ; American Express -- Combating stigma and stereotypes : Lehman Brothers ; Cisco Systems ; Ernst & Young -- Canaries in the coal mine.
Examines the impact that a leave to care for children or elderly parents has on the career of professional women and proposes strategies that companies can undertake to retain and reintegrate talented female employees.