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Through the labyrinth : the truth about how women become leaders

Author: Alice Hendrickson Eagly; Linda Lorene Carli
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©2007.
Series: Leadership for the common good.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Now, more than ever, women have gained access to high-level leadership positions. The "glass ceiling," that perplexing barrier that once excluded women from the top, has finally shattered. But women in powerful roles are still rare, and in Through the Labyrinth, Alice Eagly and Linda Carli explain why. They also describe what needs to be done to give women better access to authority in the workplace." "The book  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Hendrickson Eagly; Linda Lorene Carli
ISBN: 1422116913 9781422116913
OCLC Number: 85833327
Description: xii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Is there still a glass ceiling? --
Where are the women leaders? --
Are men natural leaders? --
Do family responsibilities hold women back? --
Is discrimination still a problem? --
What is the psychology of prejudice toward female leaders? --
Do people resist women's leadership? --
Do women lead differently from men? --
Do organizations compromise women's leadership? --
How do some women find their way through the labyrinth? --
How good are women leaders and what does their future hold?
Series Title: Leadership for the common good.
Responsibility: Alice H. Eagly, Linda L. Carli.
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Examines why women's paths to power remain difficult to traverse. This work proves that the glass ceiling is no longer a useful metaphor and offer seven reasons why. It addresses such critical  Read more...

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