Chapter 6. What Women Can Do to Develop Themselves

  1. Anna Marie Valerio

Published Online: 20 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315967.ch6

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

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

How to Cite

Valerio, A. M. (2009) What Women Can Do to Develop Themselves, in Developing Women Leaders: A Guide for Men and Women in Organizations, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315967.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

Book Series:

  1. Talent Management Essentials

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven G. Rogelberg Ph.D.

Series Editor Information

  1. University of North Carolina – Charlotte, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183710

Online ISBN: 9781444315967

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Keywords:

  • what women can do for themselves and what women can do to help themselves;
  • senior management and slow growth in women numbers;
  • seeking feedbacks with positive and constructive attitudes;
  • setting up regular miscellaneous discussions among managers;
  • improving self-knowledge and examining personal side of leadership;
  • women and discovering the leader in oneself;
  • joining women's network and learning from others to overcome obstacles;
  • women being prepared for - asking what they want from organizations;
  • seeking high visibility and line assignments with support;
  • seeking mentors' advice as role models on how to function in organization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Importance of Seeking Feedback

  • The Importance of Reflection

  • What Can Women Do?

  • Summary