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Women In Business : Navigating Career Success

By: Holton, Viki.
Contributor(s): Dent, Fiona Elsa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (209 p.).ISBN: 9781137008398.Subject(s): Businesswomen | Career development | Diversity in the workplace | Leadership in women | Sex discrimination in employment | Women executives | Women middle managers | Women-owned business enterprisesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women In Business : Navigating Career SuccessDDC classification: 331.4/8165/0082 | 331.481650082 | 658.40082 LOC classification: HD6053Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 OVERVIEW; 2 THE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; 3 EARLY CAREER ISSUES; 4 CAREER PROMOTERS; 5 CAREER BARRIERS; 6 WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP; 7 THE ORGANIZATIONAL LANDSCAPE; 8 CAREER ADVICE AND WHAT I WISH I'D KNOWN EARLIER IN MY CAREER; 9 STRATEGIES FOR CAREER SUCCESS; 10 FINAL THOUGHTS; Appendix A: A Timeline of Women's Achievements, 1903 to 2011; Appendix B: Questionnaire Quantitative Analysis; Notes and References; Further Reading; Index
Summary: Much has been written about equal opportunity issues but little has been published about how organisations might provide more structure and support to ensure women''s progress to the most senior business levels. This book looks at the career experiences of a group of women managers and consider what helps, and what still hinders their progress.
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Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 OVERVIEW; 2 THE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; 3 EARLY CAREER ISSUES; 4 CAREER PROMOTERS; 5 CAREER BARRIERS; 6 WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP; 7 THE ORGANIZATIONAL LANDSCAPE; 8 CAREER ADVICE AND WHAT I WISH I'D KNOWN EARLIER IN MY CAREER; 9 STRATEGIES FOR CAREER SUCCESS; 10 FINAL THOUGHTS; Appendix A: A Timeline of Women's Achievements, 1903 to 2011; Appendix B: Questionnaire Quantitative Analysis; Notes and References; Further Reading; Index

Much has been written about equal opportunity issues but little has been published about how organisations might provide more structure and support to ensure women''s progress to the most senior business levels. This book looks at the career experiences of a group of women managers and consider what helps, and what still hinders their progress.

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VIKI HOLTON is Research Fellow at Ashridge Business School, UK. Her interests include surveying current trends in management and management development, best practice in career development, HR, equal opportunities and the development of women managers. Viki's current projects include research into women's leadership in the Middle East and a survey of management opinion - The Ashridge Management Index.<br> <br> FIONA ELSA DENT is Director of Executive Education at Ashridge Business School. As a member of the Ashridge Management Committee, she is responsible for one of the two education faculty groups which manage programmes, client relationships and deliver management development solutions across Ashridge. Fiona teaches, consults and researches in a broad spectrum of leadership, personal, interpersonal and relationship skills and works with a range of international clients. She is the author of several books including The Leadership Pocketbook and The Leader's Guide To Influence: How to Use Soft Skills to Get Hard Results.<br>

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