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Women in business : navigating career success

Author: Viki Holton; Fiona Elsa Dent
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2012.
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Much has been written about equal opportunity issues but little has been published about how organisations might provide more structure and support to ensure women's progress to the most senior business levels. This book looks at the career experiences of a group of women managers and consider what helps, and what still hinders their progress.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Holton, Viki.
Women in business.
Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2012023024
(OCoLC)795354467
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Viki Holton; Fiona Elsa Dent
ISBN: 9781137008398 1137008393
OCLC Number: 793007664
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 200 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What are the Early Career Issues? --
Career Promoters --
What Will Help Your Career? --
Career Hindrances --
What Will Block Your Career? --
Women in Leadership --
Looking at the Key Issues --
The Organizational Landscape --
What's New and What Needs to Change --
Advise and What I Wish I'd Known Earlier in My Career --
Career Plan --
The Historical Perspective --
Women and Their Careers: How Did We Get Here? --
Appendix. A Timeline of Women's Achievements, 1903 --
2011.
Responsibility: Viki Holton and Fiona Elsa Dent.

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