Developing Women Leaders: A Guide for Men and Women in Organizations

Developing Women Leaders: A Guide for Men and Women in Organizations

Author(s): Anna Marie Valerio

Published Online: 20 JAN 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405183710

Online ISBN: 9781444315967

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315967

Series Editor(s): Steven G. Rogelberg

About this Book

Developing Women Leaders answers the question "How do we best develop women leaders?" with practical solutions drawn from current literature and the author's personal interviews with high-achievers in major US companies and universities.

  • Presents research-based, practical solutions to help people in organizations develop talented women
  • Describes what organizations and individuals need to know about leadership competencies, personality, and leadership styles
  • Explains gender-related issues that affect the behaviors of both women and men at work
  • Integrates first-hand accounts by high-achieving women and men from major US companies and universities about their leadership experiences
  • Separate chapters addressed to CEOs and Human Resource executives, managers, and women offer practical suggestions to implement in their organizations, using examples from some 'best practice' companies
  • Has relevance across the range of all organizations including Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, non-profit organizations and small businesses
  • Has significance for every aspect of society - business, government, law, families, careers, and health

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Historical and Current Contexts for Women's Leadership

  2. Part II: Practical Suggestions for Organizations, Managers, and Women

  3. Part III: Present and Future Leadership

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