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Women in leadership : contextual dynamics and boundaries

Author: Karin Klenke
Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The purpose of this book is to analyze women's leadership in a number of different contexts that provide significantly different settings, demands and opportunities for women to lead. In 1996 few leadership researchers paid attention to the role and importance of context in leadership. However, in the intervening decade, scholars and practitioners alike have become sensitive to the importance of context, have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Klenke, Karin.
Women in leadership.
Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Pub., 2011
(OCoLC)714731230
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Klenke
ISBN: 9780857245625 0857245627
OCLC Number: 726747819
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 284 p.)
Contents: Women's leadership in context --
History as context for women's leadership --
Political systems as context for women's leadership --
Organizations as context for women's leadership --
Information technology as context for women's leadership --
The media as context for women's leadership --
Sports as context for women's leadership --
The military as context for women's leadership --
Religion and spirituality as context for women's leadership --
Science, higher education, and the arts as context for women's leadership --
Global women leaders.
Responsibility: by Karin Klenke.

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This book acknowledges and discusses the belief that the context in which women exercise leadership is critically important in shaping their leadership style. Each chapter opens with a vignette of an  Read more...

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Award winning author Karin Klenke is highly regarded as a figure in both Women's Studies and Leadership, and is currently Professor of Organizational Leadership at the University of Maryland Eastern Read more...

 
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