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Global women leaders : breaking boundaries

Author: Regina Wentzel Wolfe; Patricia H Werhane
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2017]. ©2017
Series: New horizons in leadership studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Global Women Leaders showcases narratives of women in business, nonprofit organizations and the public sector who have achieved leadership positions despite cultural obstacles and gender bias. Featuring leaders from India, Japan, Jordan and the United Kingdom, the book examines how these women have overcome challenges and served as role models in their professions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Wentzel Wolfe; Patricia H Werhane
ISBN: 9781785368714 1785368710
OCLC Number: 1013183249
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Part I Indian women leaders --
Part I Introduction: The Indian context --
1. Jeroo Billimoria: Social entrepreneur --
2. Astrid Lobo Gajiwala, Ph.D.: Head, Tata Memorial Hospital Tissue Bank --
3. Corinne Kumar: International coordinator and founder, world courts of women --
4. Sharma Sujata, Ph.D.: Director, Tapan Rehabilitation Society --
Part II Japanese women leaders --
Part II Introduction: The Japanese context --
5. Hisa Anan: Independent Director, Megmilk Snow Brand Co. Ltd --
6. Nobuko Hiwasa: Retired Independent Director, Megmilk Snow Brand Co., Ltd. --
7. Yukako Kurose: General Manager, CSR Planning Office, Teijin Ltd --
8. Ryoko Nagata: Senior Vice President, Japan Tobacco Inc --
9. Mieko Yoshida: retired Executive Officer and General Manager of Quality Assurance Department, R&D and Quality Assurance Division, Nisshin Seifun Group Inc --
Part III Jordanian women leaders --
Part III Introduction: The Jordanian context --
10. Jumana Ghunaimat: Editor-in-Chief, Al Ghad Newspaper --
11. Reem Abu Hassan, JD: Attorney at Law --
12. Nadia Shamroukh: Chairwoman, Jordanian Women's Union --
Part IV United Kingdom women leaders --
Part IV Introduction: The United Kingdom context --
13. Terrie Alafat, CBE: Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Housing --
14. Claire Jenkins: Non-Executive Director, Sports Direct International plc --
15. Francesca Raleigh O'Connell: Founder, SculptureLondon --
16. Professor Catherine Peckham, CBE, MD, FMedSci: Professor of Paediatric Epidemiology, University College London --
Conclusion --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: New horizons in leadership studies.
Responsibility: Regina Wentzel Wolfe, Patricia H. Werhane.

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