Women In Business

Women In Business : Navigating Career Success

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 155 x 235mm | 327g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2012
  • VII, 200 p.
  • 1349328596
  • 9781349328598

Table of contents

Overview What are the Early Career Issues? Career Promoters - What Will Help Your Career? Career Hindrances - What Will Block Your Career? Women in Leadership - Looking at the Key Issues The Organizational Landscape - What's New and What Needs to Change Advise and What I Wish I'd Known Earlier in My Career Career Plan The Historical Perspective - Women and Their Careers: How Did We Get Here? Appendix - A Timeline of Women's Achievements, 1903 - 2011 Epilogue
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Review quote

'...company culture and stereotyping still needs to change significantly in order for women to reach the top. Those who take the time to read Women in Business will find it a useful tool in tackling this issue.' - The Financial Times
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About V. Holton

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.

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.
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