An eye-opening call to action from someone who rethought the whole notion of having it all, "Unfinished Business" could change how many of us approach our most important business: living. "People"
Another clarion call from [Anne-Marie] Slaughter . . . Her case for revaluing and better compensating caregiving is compelling. . . . Slaughter skillfully exposes half-truths in the workplace [and] makes it a point in her book to speak beyond the elite. Jill Abramson, "The Washington Post"
Slaughter argues that the current punishing route to professional success or simply to survival is stalling gender progress. . . . [Her] important contribution is to use her considerable platform to call for cultural change, itself profoundly necessary. The book s audience, then, shouldn t just be worried womankind. It should go right into the hands of (still mostly male) decision-makers. "Los Angeles Times"
Slaughter should be applauded for devising a new vocabulary to identify a broad, misclassified social phenomenon. And she is razor-sharp on outlining the cultural shifts necessary to give caregiving its due. . . . By putting these issues on the agenda, Slaughter has already taken an essential first step. "The Economist"
A meaningful correction to Sheryl Sandberg s "Lean In" . . . For Slaughter, it is organizations not women that need to change. "Slate"
A brilliant summary of the problem with work, told well and with a quiet, righteous anger . . . Anecdotes from [Slaughter s] own life and others are deftly interwoven with research, making "Unfinished Business" a compelling and lively read. "Financial Times"
Anne-Marie Slaughter insists that we ask ourselves hard questions. After reading "Unfinished Business, " I m confident that you will be left with Anne-Marie s hope and optimism that we can change our points of view and policies so that both men and women can fully participate in their families and use their full talents on the job. Hillary Rodham Clinton
Anne-Marie Slaughter s gift for illuminating large issues through everyday human stories is what makes this book so necessary for anyone who wants to be both a leader at work and a fully engaged parent at home. Arianna Huffington
With breathtaking honesty Anne-Marie Slaughter tackles the challenges of often conflicted working mothers and working fathers and shows how we can craft the lives we want for our families. Her book will spark a national conversation about what we need to do to live saner, more satisfying lives. Katie Couric
"Unfinished Business" is an important read for women and men alike. Slaughter shows us that when people share equally the responsibility of caring for others, they are healthier, economies prosper, and both women and men are freer to lead the lives they want. Melinda Gates
Important. Revolutionary."Unfinished Business"insists we recognize a simple truth: Human life requires space for caring for others during childhood, illness, infirmity, and everything in between. And societies that consider caring as simply a women s issue are fundamentally broken and unhappy. Anne-Marie Slaughter has written the instruction manual for our next cultural transformation. Atul Gawande
Anne-Marie Slaughter has given us a blueprint for the future in which women truly have freedom to choose. They can be leaders at the workplace, and they can be leaders at home, at any point in their lives."Unfinished Business"paves the way for women and men to be equal partners in America s cultural and economic success by accessing 100 percent of our brainpower and creativity. Kay Bailey Hutchison
"Unfinished Business" sets out a powerful vision not only for gender equality, but for the future of work. Anne-Marie Slaughter presents an important approach to tapping into the talent pool of gifted, educated women who have taken time out for their kids and we need to pay attention. Eric Schmidt "From the Hardcover edition.""show more