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- ISBN: 9780787988333 | 0787988332
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 8/3/2007
Women and Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume preeminent scholars from a range of disciplines to address the challenges involving women and leadership. These experts explore when and how women exercise power and what stands in their way. This groundbreaking volume offers readers an informed analysis of the state of women and leadership and offers the most informed and current thinking on+ The perils of stereotypes+ The importance of leadership style+ Gender differences in the decision to seek leadership roles+ Lessons from women leaders+ "Opt out" patterns and the need for flexible career paths+ Global inequalities and initiatives+ Strategies that get women to the topWomen and Leadership is indispensable for understanding recent progress toward equal opportunity and the challenges that remain.