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    A Woman's Place: The Crucial Roles of Women in Family Business (Family Business Publications) (Hardback) By (author) Ann M. Dugan, By (author) Sharon P. Krone, By (author) Kelly Lecouvie, By (author) Jennifer M. Pendergast, By (author) Denise H. Kenyon-Rouvinez, By (author) Amy M. Schuman

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    DescriptionThe authors explore the changing role women play in today's family business - from the head of the firm to the quiet yet powerful role of "influencer without authority" women are increasingly active in all parts of today's business. This book looks at how to encourage and support women family members, to the the challenges women face in finding the right balance between work and life, to the role spouses play in couples that work together. Filled with stories and interviews from women working in a family firm - this book provides insights and revelations that will help businesses thrive in an era of change.


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    Title
    A Woman's Place
    Subtitle
    The Crucial Roles of Women in Family Business
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ann M. Dugan, By (author) Sharon P. Krone, By (author) Kelly Lecouvie, By (author) Jennifer M. Pendergast, By (author) Denise H. Kenyon-Rouvinez, By (author) Amy M. Schuman
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 382 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780230111226
    ISBN 10: 023011122X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: KJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: KJU
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    B&T General Subject: 180
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17810
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Libri: I-BE
    BIC subject category V2: KJMB
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 53
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A48236700
    BISAC V2.8: BUS109000
    DC22: 658.0082, 658.045
    BISAC V2.8: BUS025000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HD62.25 .W66 2011
    Thema V1.0: KJMB, KJH, KJU
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white tables
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    02 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    ANN DUGAN Associate of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. and Founder, Executive Director, and Assistant Dean of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, part of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. SHARON P. KRONE former Senior Associate of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. and the Facilitator of the Next Generation Leadership Institute at Loyola University, USA. KELLY LECOUVIE Senior Associate of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. She is a faculty member at the Schulich School of Business, York University, USA, and the author of Management and Organization Behaviour. JENNIFER M. PENDERGAST Senior Associate of The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc, and an experienced management consultant with an extensive background in the family firms having served from startup to Fortune 500 companies. She has also taught at Amory University's Goizueta Business School, Georgia Tech and The Wharton Business School. DENISE H. KENYON-ROUVINEZ Senior Associate of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., based in Switzerland. She is a researcher, speaker, and consultant working with family businesses on governance issues. AMY M. SCHUMAN Principal of the Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. and works with family businesses on leadership development, communication skills and team building. Amy was the founding facilitator of the Next Generation Leadership Institute, an intensive, two-year program for next generation family business leaders that is part of the Loyola University Chicago Family Business Centre, USA.
    Table of contents
    Introduction: Family Firms on the Brink of Opportunity Farewell, Primogeniture! How Women Contribute Finding the Right Balance: Work and Life The Challenge to Couples Becoming Financially Literate Working with 'Outsiders' Women, Communication and Leadership Choices and Challenges Bibliography Index