Advancing Women's Careers: Research in Practice / Edition 1

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An edited volume that takes a more practical look at the area of women in management, indicating the initiatives that leading edge organizations have implemented to support the career advancement of managerial and professional women.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631223900
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/11/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Ronald J. Burke is Professor of OrganizationalBehaviour in the School of Business, York University, Toronto. Theauthor of many books, he was founding editor of the CanadianJournal of Administrative Sciences, and serves on the editorialboard of several other journals. He previously held the ImperialLife Professorship in Organizational Behaviour and was a SeniorResearch Fellow at the National Centre for Management Research andDevelopment.

Dr Debra Nelson is Professor of Management at OklahomaState University. She is author of a number of books and journals,including Organizational Behavior: Foundations, Realities andChallenges (1997); Stress and Challenge at the Top: TheParadox of the Successful Executive; and Preventive StressManagement in Organizations (1997). She is a Fellow of theAcademy of Management and the American PsychologicalAssociation.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.




1. Advancing Women in Management: Progress and Prospects (RonaldJ. Burke and Debra L. Nelson).

2. Developing Women as Global Leaders: Lessons and Sense Makingfrom an Organizational Change Effort (Joyce S. Osland, Nancy J.Adler, and Laura W. Brody).

3. A Decade o Diversity (Nuzhat Jafri and Katie Isbister).


4. The Black and Ethnic Minority Women Manager (Marilyn J.Davidson).

5. Work and Family Issues: Old and New (Suzan Lewis).

6. Sexual Harassment and Women’s Advancement: Issues,Challenges, and Directions (Myrtle P. Bell and Mary E.McLaughlin).

7. Gender Differences in Explanations for Relocating or ChangingOrganizations for Advancement (Phyllis Tharenou).


8. Training and Development: Creating the Right Environment toHelp Women Succeed in Corporate Management (Viki Holton).

9. Career Development of Managerial Women (Ronald J. Burke).

10. Mentoring and Developmental Relationships (Terri A. Scanduraand S. Gayle Baugh).

11. Exploring the Boundaries in Professional Careers:Reduced-Load Work Arrangements in Law, Medicine, and Accounting(Mary Dean Lee, Lori Engler, and Leanne Wright).

12. Developing Tomorrow’s Women Business Leaders (SusanVinnicombe and Val Singh).

13. Flexible Work Arrangements: A Successful Strategy for theAdvancement of Women at the Royal Bank Financial Group (Nora L.Spinks and Norma Tombari).


14. Boundaryless Transitions: Global Entrepreneurial WomenChallenge Career Concepts (Dorothy Perrin Moore).

15. Time in Organizations: Constraints on, and Possibilitiesfor, Gender Equity in the Workplace (Lotte Bailyn).

16. Positive Psychology at Work: Savoring Challenge andEngagement (Bret L. Simmons).

17. Organizational Culture: A Key to the Success of Work andFamily Programs (Ronald J. Burke).

18. Best Practices for Retaining and Advancing WomenProfessionals and Managers (Mary C. Mattis).

19. Advancing Women’s Executive Leadership (ValHammond).


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