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Outstanding in their field : how women corporate directors succeed

Author: Elizabeth Ghaffari
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book blazes a trail. Rather than focusing on lack of opportunity or loudly calling for the appointment of more women to boards, it simply shows women what they can do to get on boards. In its pages, businesswomen will gain refreshing insights into the many opportunities that exist for them to rise to leadership." "The result of two years' research and interviews, the book identifies specific steps a woman can  Read more...
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Ghaffari, Elizabeth.
Outstanding in their field.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2009
(OCoLC)564729206
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Ghaffari
ISBN: 9780313375842 0313375844 9780313375859 0313375852
OCLC Number: 316099023
Description: xvi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Overview : women and corporate boards --
Mothers Teresa : the nonprofit path. Director profile : Gayle Edlund Wilson ; Director profile : Andrea L. Rich --
Politicians : the government path. Director profile : Linnet Frazier Deily ; Director profile : Linda Griego ; Director profile : Sally K. Richardson --
Les belles lettres : the academic path. Director profile : Alice Bourke Hayes ; Director profile : Mary S. Metz --
Angels and venturers : the investment path. Director profile : Leslie Myers Frécon ; Director profile : Donna Frame Tuttle ; Director profile : Deborah Ann Coleman --
Hans Solos : the entrepreneurial path. Director profile : Judith L. Estrin ; Director profile : Lucille S. Salhany --
Ladder climbers : the corporate path. Director profile : Janet Morrison Clarke ; Director profile : Judith M. Runstad ; Director profile : Kathleen A. Cote --
Conclusion : quo vadis? --
Appendix 1: Fortune 1000 companies based in California with women directors, 2007 --
Appendix 2: Women directors on Fortune 1000 companies based in California, 2007.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Ghaffari ; foreword by Toni Rembe.

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