- Women at Work
- ISBN-10: 0130955442 • ISBN-13: 9780130955449
- ©2000 • Prentice Hall • Paper, 288 pp
Published 12/02/1999 • Instock
For courses in Women in Business and Women in Management courses.
Offering valuable insight and expertise from a wide range of contributing authors, this progressive and informative study offers a candid examination of women and the barriers they face as they enter the 21st Century workforce environment—providing students with a foundation for exploring the “glass ceiling,” analyzing women's experiences in the workplace, and identifying strategies for managing successful career. Sharing the personal struggles and achievements of some of today's most inspiring and powerful professional women business leaders, it addresses numerous issues, including the inequity that characterizes many work environments, the challenges confronting women in their quest for advancement, and the reality that women's abilities and experiences bring a unique addition to the organizational workforce in the new millennium and beyond.
Exposes students to the different viewpoints of educators that have each contributed important insight to leadership theory, and gives students a refreshing variety of narrative tones throughout that reflect who the authors are and what they want to communicate (with some chapter authors taking a more traditional scholarly tone, others a more journalistic tone, and still others a managerial coaching voice). Ex.___
Gives students a chance to reflect on their own experiences and critically evaluate the conclusions drawn by the authors; provokes students and challenges their basic assumptions as they think about the kind of leader they want to become and the type of work environment they can create. Ex.___
Engages and inspires students, and enables them to learn from the experiences of others. Ex.___
Provides students with a foundation for exploring the issues outlined in the text. Ex.___
Helps students understand the challenges inherent in the workplace and the different workplace experiences faced by men and women. Ex.___
Gives students a more strategic orientation on how they can manage their career from a number of different perspectives. Ex.___
Helps students explore the future directions for women at work. Ex.___
IV: FUTURE DIRECTIONS.
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