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Shattering the glass ceiling : the woman manager /
by Marilyn J. Davidson and Cary L. Cooper.
imprint
London : P. Chapman, c1992.
description
iv, 185 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1853961329 (pbk.) :
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imprint
London : P. Chapman, c1992.
isbn
1853961329 (pbk.) :
catalogue key
1395113
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Reviews
Review Quotes
'This is a positive book illuminating many issues on this urgent topic' - Women in Management Review'An excellent read and one that I highly recommend to any women contemplating a management post or to those already working in management' - Nursing Standard'I recommend this as essential reading for all those responsible for employing women (including employers at Board level)' - The Women Returner's Network
'This is a positive book illuminating many issues on this urgent topic' - Women in Management Review 'An excellent read and one that I highly recommend to any women contemplating a management post or to those already working in management' - Nursing Standard 'I recommend this as essential reading for all those responsible for employing women (including employers at Board level)' - The Women Returner's Network
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Summaries
Main Description
Shattering the Glass Ceiling is a positive and constructive source of reference directed at women in management, or about to go into management. It aims to: · Highlight the major problems and pressures of being a woman in business and management. · Describe the individual and organizational consequences. · Relate research findings to the needs of women in management. · Propose recommendations for changes in corporate, union and legislative policies in order to change attitudes and behaviour. · Highlights the future economic necessity for business and industry to use the talents of all its workforce regardless of gender.
Main Description
Shattering the Glass Ceiling is a positive and constructive source of reference directed at women in management, or about to go into management. It aims to:· Highlight the major problems and pressures of being a woman in business and management.· Describe the individual and organizational consequences.· Relate research findings to the needs of women in management.· Propose recommendations for changes in corporate, union and legislative policies in order to change attitudes and behaviour.· Highlights the future economic necessity for business and industry to use the talents of all its workforce regardless of gender.
Main Description
Shattering the Glass Ceiling is a positive and constructive source of reference directed at women in management, or about to go into management. It aims to: Highlight the major problems and pressures of being a woman in business and management. Describe the individual and organizational consequences. Relate research findings to the needs of women in management. Propose recommendations for changes in corporate, union and legislative policies in order to change attitudes and behaviour. Highlights the future economic necessity for business and industry to use the talents of all its workforce regardless of gender.
Main Description
Shattering the Glass Ceiling is a positive and constructive source of reference directed at women in management, or about to go into management. It aims to: ? Highlight the major problems and pressures of being a woman in business and management. ? Describe the individual and organizational consequences. ? Relate research findings to the needs of women in management. ? Propose recommendations for changes in corporate, union and legislative policies in order to change attitudes and behaviour. ? Highlights the future economic necessity for business and industry to use the talents of all its workforce regardless of gender.
Table of Contents
The 1990s - Women in Management and Business
An Overview
Occupational Stress and the Female Executive
Acquiring "Appropriate" Managerial Skills
Personality and Behaviour
Resisting "Hurry Sickness"
The Roles that Women Play
Relationships at Work
Blocked Promotion and Career Development
Jumping Through Hoops
Walking the Tightrope Between Work and Home
Positive Approaches to Helping Women into Management
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