Man-Made : Why So Few Women Are in Positions of PowerMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2015Description: 1 online resource (304 p.)ISBN: 9781472432131Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Man-Made : Why So Few Women Are in Positions of PowerDDC classification: 305.420941 LOC classification: HQ1237.5.G7 T88 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; The Interviewees; Preface; 1 The Illusion of Continuous Improvement; 2 Outnumbered; 3 Fashioned by Men; 4 Fitting In; 5 Sexism and Discrimination; 6 How Women are Seen; 7 How Women are Expected to Behave; 8 The Maternal Wall; 9 Secrets of Success; 10 Slow and Unsteady Progress; 11 The Glass Ceiling and Beyond; 12 Reports of the Demise of Feminism Have Been Greatly Exaggerated; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Eva Tutchell and John Edmonds' Man-Made looks at women in business, government and not-for-profit organizations to explore the reasons behind - and the solutions to - the gross underrepresentation of women in leadership positions. Along the way, the authors look at the value of work for women and vice versa; how women are seen and how they are expected to behave; the impact of prejudice and discrimination; how some women have succeeded against the odds.The text draws on the authors' interviews with over 100 successful UK and international business women from across sectors, academic research,
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