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Women at the Top: Powerful Leaders Tell Us How to Combine Work and Family
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Women at the Top: Powerful Leaders Tell Us How to Combine Work and Family

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Halpern, Diane F.; Cheung, Fanny M.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-405-17105-2
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Using case studies of top-level women and research in the field, Women at the Top breaks new ground and offers new insight into how women can create dually-successful lives.

The text explores the work histories, motivation, leadership styles, mentors, and family backgrounds of a diverse assortment of top-level women; includes the case studies of the President of Old Navy/Gap, the Chairman of Deloitte and Touche, the VP of IBM operations, a Supreme Court Judge in China, President of Legislative Council in Hong Kong, several university presidents, and more; weighs the positive effects of multiple roles and positive and negative work-life spill over; and discusses strategies for success (e.g., scaling back, juggling), the need for social support, and the importance of cultural context.

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Halpern, Diane F.; Cheung, Fanny M.
  • ISBN: 978-1-405-17105-2
  • Specialty:
    Social Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 320
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2008

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