What works for women at work : four patterns working women need to know (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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What works for women at work : four patterns working women need to know

What works for women at work : four patterns working women need to know

Author: Joan Williams; Rachel Dempsey
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"An essential resource for any working woman, What works for women at work is a comprehensive and insightful guide for mastering office politics as a woman. Authored by Joan C. Williams, one of the nation's most-cited experts on women and work, and her daughter, writer Rachel Dempsey, this unique book offers a multi-generational perspective into the realities of today's workplace. Often women receive messages that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Williams; Rachel Dempsey
ISBN: 9781479835454 1479835455
OCLC Number: 878189307
Description: xxix, 365 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: It's not (always) your fault --
2. Spotting prove-it-again! Patterns --
3. Prove-it-again! Action plan --
4. Spotting tightrope patterns --
5. Tightrope action plan: neither a bitch ... --
6. Tightrope action plan: ... nor a bimbo --
7. Spotting maternal wall patterns --
8. Maternal wall action plan --
9. Spotting tug of war patterns --
10. Tug of war action plan --
11. The experience of gender bias differs by race --
12. Leave or stay? Reading the tea leaves --
13. Leave or stay? Don't dismay --
14. The science of savvy in 20 lessons --
15. Conclusion: Jump-starting the stalled gender revolution.
Responsibility: Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey ; foreword by Anne-Marie Slaughter.
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"[The book] identifies four overall patterns of gender bias that high-achieving career women face." -- Jazelle Hunt * Black Voice News * "Deftly combining sociological research with a more casual Read more...

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