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Women and Leadership: The State of Play and Strategies for Change.

Author: Editor:Barbara Kellerman; Editor:Deborah L Rhode
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Women and Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume preeminent scholars from a range of disciplines to address the challenges involving women and leadership. These experts explore when  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Editor:Barbara Kellerman; Editor:Deborah L Rhode
ISBN: 9780787988333 0787988332
OCLC Number: 941299786
Description: 501 s
Contents: Foreword xiii Justice Sandra Day O Connor (Ret.) Women and Leadership: The State of Play 1 Deborah L. Rhode, Barbara Kellerman PART ONE. GENDER DIFFERENCES AND GENDER STEREOTYPES 1. Crossing the Bridge: Reflections on Women and Leadership 65 Nannerl O. Keohane 2. The Great Women Theory of Leadership? Perils of Positive Stereotypes and Precarious Pedestals 93 Todd L. Pittinsky, Laura M. Bacon, Brian Welle 3. Overcoming Resistance to Women Leaders: The Importance of Leadership Style 127 Linda L. Carli and Alice H. Eagly 4. Women, Leadership, and the Natural Order 149 Rosalind Chait Barnett 5. What Difference Will Women Judges Make? Looking Once More at the Woman Question 175 Anita F. Hill PART TWO. LEADERSHIP IN CONTEXT: WOMEN IN POLITICS 6. Opening the Door: Women Leaders and Constitution Building in Iran and Afghanistan 197 Pippa Norris 7. Will Gender Balance in Politics Come by Itself? 227 Drude Dahlerup 8. The Future of Women s Political Leadership: Gender and the Decision to Run for Elective Office 251 Richard L. Fox 9. It s Woman Time 271 Marie C. Wilson 10. She s the Candidate! A Woman for President 283 Ruth B. Mandel PART THREE. LEADERSHIP REDEFINED: AUTHORITY, AUTHENTICITY, POWER 11. Leadership, Authority, and Women: A Man s Challenge 311 Ronald A. Heifetz 12. Bringing Your Whole Self to Work: Lessons in Authentic Engagement from Women Leaders 329 Laura Morgan Roberts 13. Women and Power: New Perspectives on Old Challenges 361 Evangelina Holvino 14. Women in Corporate Leadership: Status and Prospects 383 Katherine Giscombe PART FOUR. REDEFINING THE PROBLEM, RECASTING THE SOLUTIONS 15. Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Women s Nonlinear Career Paths 407 Silvia Ann Hewlett 16. Isn t She Delightful? Creating Relationships That Get Women to the Top (and Keep Them There) 431 Karen L. Proudford 17. Disrupting Gender, Revising Leadership 453 Debra Meyerson, Robin Ely, Laura Wernick Acknowledgments 475 Contributors 477 Index 489


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