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

Publication Year:
2008
Edition:
1st
Author:
Halpern, Diane F.; Cheung, Fanny M.
Publisher:
Wiley
ISBN:
978-1-40-517105-2
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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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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Wiley
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Halpern, Diane F.; Cheung, Fanny M.
ISBN:
978-1-40-517105-2
Specialty:
  • Psychology
  • Social Psychology
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
320
Publication Year:
2008

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