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Off-ramps and on-ramps : keeping talented women on the road to success

Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©2007.
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Examines the impact that a leave to care for children or elderly parents has on the career of professional women and proposes strategies that companies can undertake to retain and reintegrate talented female employees.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hewlett, Sylvia Ann, 1946-
Off-ramps and on-ramps.
Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)679879460
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
ISBN: 9781422101025 1422101029
OCLC Number: 76820752
Description: xvii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Carolyn Buck Luce --
The challenge --
Why mess with the male competitive model? --
Women's non-linear careers --
Extreme jobs, extreme demands --
The business case for diversity --
Models at the cutting edge --
Establishing flexible work arrangements --
Ernst & Young --
BT Group --
Citigroup --
Creating arc-of-career flexibility --
Booz Allen Hamilton --
Lehman Brothers --
Goldman Sachs --
Reimagining work life --
Citigroup --
Time Warner --
Johnson & Johnson --
Claiming and sustaining ambition --
Johnson & Johnson --
Time Warner --
General Electric --
Tapping into altruism --
Goldman Sachs --
Cisco Systems --
American Express --
Combating stigma and stereotypes --
Lehman Brothers --
Cisco Systems --
Ernst & Young --
Canaries in the coal mine.
Other Titles: Keeping talented women on the road to success
Responsibility: Sylvia Ann Hewlett.
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What can companies do to attract and retain the large number of professional women who are forced off the career highway? This work answers this critical question. Working closely with companies such  Read more...

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