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9780631223894

Advancing Women's Careers : Research and Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780631223894

  • ISBN10:

    0631223894

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-02-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

The perspectives brought together here provide a practical look at the impact and role of women in organizations. The volume explores the various initiatives that leading-edge organizations have implemented to support the career advancement of managerial and professional women, and analyses which measures worked, and which did not. The current directions in business that underpin changes in policies adopted for women managers are highlighted and linked to this discussion. The contributions to the book come from leading scholars and researchers as well as human resource professionals responsible for implementing specific organizational efforts.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
vii
List of Tables
viii
Contributors ix
Acknowledgments xi
Part I Overview 1(50)
Advancing Women in Management: Progress and Prospects
3(12)
Ronald J. Burke
Debra L. Nelson
Developing Women as Global Leaders: Lessons and Sense Making from an Organizational Change Effort
15(22)
Joyce S. Osland
Nancy J. Adler
Laura W. Brody
A Decade of Diversity
37(14)
Nuzhat Jajri
Katie Isbister
Part II Challenges 51(66)
The Black and Ethnic Minority Women Manager
53(14)
Marilyn J. Davidson
Work and Family Issues: Old and New
67(16)
Suzan Lewis
Sexual Harassment and Women's Advancement: Issues, Challenges. and Directions
83(14)
Myrtle P. Bell
Mary E. McLaughlin
Gender Differences in Explanations for Relocating or Changing Organizations for Advancement
97(20)
Phyllis Tharenou
Part III Opportunities 117(126)
Training and Development: Creating the Right Environment to Help Women Succeed in Corporate Management
119(20)
Viki Holton
Career Development of Managerial Women
139(22)
Ronald J. Burke
Mentoring and Developmental Relationships
161(13)
Terri A. Scandura
S. Gayle Baugh
Exploring the Boundaries in Professional Careers: Reduced-Load Work Arrangements in Law, Medicine, and Accounting
174(32)
Mary Dean Lee
Lori Engler
Leanne Wright
Developing Tomorrow's Women Business Leaders
206(14)
Susan Vinnicombe
Val Singh
Flexible Work Arrangements: a Successful Strategy for the Advancement of Women at the Royal Bank Financial Group
220(23)
Nora L. Spinks
Norma Tombari
Part IV New Directions 243(104)
Boundaryless Transitions: Global Entrepreneurial Women Challenge Career Concepts
245(17)
Dorothy Perrin Moore
Time in Organizations: Constraints on. and Possibilities for, Gender Equity in the Workplace
262(11)
Lotte Bailyn
Positive Psychology at Work: Savoring Challenge and Engagement
273(14)
Bret L. Simmons
Organizational Culture: A Key to the Success of Work and Family Programs
287(22)
Ronald J. Burke
Best Practices for Retaining and Advancing Women Professionals and Managers
309(24)
Mary C. Mattis
Advancing Women's Executive Leadership
333(14)
Val Hammond
Index 347

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