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How women can make it work : the science of success

Author: Eden King; Jennifer L Knight
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2011.
Series: Women and careers in management.
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"Condensing and interpreting an enormous body of social science research, this book helps young women survive and thrive in their careers."--Publisher information.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eden King; Jennifer L Knight
ISBN: 9780313393099 0313393095 9780313393105 0313393109
OCLC Number: 690088642
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 327 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Who are you? Who-who-who-who? Understanding what you bring to the table in the workplace --
What would you do if you had a million dollars and didn't have to work? Deciding what you want to be when you grow up --
Finding a company that fits just right --
Preparing a picture perfect (but not pink) application package --
Nail it : how to rock your interview --
Math class is tough : overcoming stereotypes and biases during the selection process --
Compensation and negotiation : getting what you are entitled to --
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times : how female workers and entrepreneurs can survive and thrive in tough times --
Dipping your pen in the company ink : the pleasures and perils of dating on the job --
Mean girls at work : coping with "Queen Bees" --
The gray to green shift : understanding older workers and helping them to understand you --
Networking : it's more than an internet connection --
Subtle, yet significant : contemporary forms of sexism in interpersonal interactions --
Let's talk about sex ... ual harassment : your rights and how to use them --
Heroes and she-roes : the powerful role of mentoring in organizations --
"Men are from Earth, women are form Earth. Deal with it" : gendered verbal and nonverbal communication at work --
R U gr8 @ e-comm? ;- ) The growing role of e-communication in the workplace --
"You know you love me, x.o.x.o. Gossip Girl" : the pros and cons of sharing dirt at work --
How dressing for success can show finesse or create duress : what your clothing communicates on the job --
Put me in Coach, I'm ready to play : sports metaphors at work --
What do women want? : A glimpse into men's perspectives of interactions with women --
Room with a cue : how your cubicle reveals more about you than you might think --
Gotta get better to get ahead : making the most of feedback --
Learning to fly : making work assignments developmental --
Moving on up : how women become leaders --
View from the top : living the leader life --
It's about time : incorporating time management and planning practices into your workday --
"I got 99 problems" : dealing with stress on the job --
What's in a name? The decision among married working women to change or keep their names --
Waddle it up, women! Balancing pregnancy and work --
Can work and family be like peas and carrots? --
She's nice, but incompetent : misperceptions of moms and how to correct them --
Nowhere near pb and j, but still the sandwich generation : balancing child and elder care --
On the road again : the hidden (and not so hidden) costs of commuting --
Leaving on a jet plane : navigating the ups and downs of working abroad as women --
Perfectly capable : workplace considerations of women with disabilities --
Minority report : workplace considerations of African American, Hispanic, and Asian women --
Coming out and standing up : workplace considerations of lesbians and bisexual women --
All the single ladies : workplace considerations of single moms --
We all need somebody to lean on : how allies can support each other --
What's the bottom line about how to make it work? What you can take with you.
Series Title: Women and careers in management.
Responsibility: Eden King and Jennifer Knight.

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