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The glass closet : why coming out is good business

Author: John Browne
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Business, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Exposing the culture of homophobia that still runs rampant in corporations around the world, the former CEO of BP draws on his own experiences to reveal why self-disclosure is best for employees despite the risk.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: John Browne; John Browne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Browne
ISBN: 9780062316974 0062316974
OCLC Number: 859586320
Description: 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Hide-and-seek : Growing up ; Career ; Coming down ; Starting again ; Reflection --
Beauty and bigotry : Beauty ; Blame ; Bigotry ; Television ; Worlds apart --
Deeply hidden : The costs of hiding ; Professional hiding --
Phantoms and fears : At the tops of corporations ; Hidden biases ; Explicit biases ; Less and less fear --
Coming out is good business : Hidden costs ; Hidden stigmas ; Markets --
The benefits of coming out : 'Isn't that unfortunate?' ; 'We all struggle differently' ; Poster child for diversity ; Transgender taboo ; Not everyone is heterosexual ; Even in Japan ; Stereotypes --
Opinion formers and icons : Politics ; Sport ; Law ; Icons --
Shattering the glass : Active leadership ; LGBT resource groups ; Straight allies ; Goals and measurement ; Individual responsibility ; Role models and their stories ; Working in conservative countries ; The future --
Beyond the closet : Liberation.
Responsibility: John Browne.
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Exposing the culture of homophobia that still runs rampant in corporations around the world, the former CEO of BP draws on his own experiences to reveal why self-disclosure is best for employees despite the risk.

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