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

Ronald J. Burke is Professor of Organizational Behaviour in the School of Business, York University, Toronto. The author of many books, he was founding editor of the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, and serves on the editorial board of several other journals. He previously held the Imperial Life Professorship in Organizational Behaviour and was a Senior Research Fellow at the National Centre for Management Research and Development.
Dr Debra Nelson
is Professor of Management at Oklahoma State University. She is author of a number of books and journals, including Organizational Behavior: Foundations, Realities and Challenges (1997); Stress and Challenge at the Top: The Paradox of the Successful Executive; and Preventive Stress Management in Organizations (1997). She is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and the American Psychological Association.
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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Pt. I Overview 1
1 Advancing Women in Management: Progress and Prospects 3
2 Developing Women as Global Leaders: Lessons and Sense Making from an Organizational Change Effort 15
3 A Decade of Diversity 37
Pt. II Challenges 51
4 The Black and Ethnic Minority Women Manager 53
5 Work and Family Issues: Old and New 67
6 Sexual Harassment and Women's Advancement: Issues, Challenges, and Directions 83
7 Gender Differences in Explanations for Relocating or Changing Organizations for Advancement 97
Pt. III Opportunities 117
8 Training and Development: Creating the Right Environment to Help Women Succeed in Corporate Management 119
9 Career Development of Managerial Women 139
10 Mentoring and Developmental Relationships 161
11 Exploring the Boundaries in Professional Careers: Reduced-Load Work Arrangements in Law, Medicine, and Accounting 174
12 Developing Tomorrow's Women Business Leaders 206
13 Flexible Work Arrangements: a Successful Strategy for the Advancement of Women at the Royal Bank Financial Group 220
Pt. IV New Directions 243
14 Boundaryless Transitions: Global Entrepreneurial Women Challenge Career Concepts 245
15 Time in Organizations: Constraints on, and Possibilities for, Gender Equity in the Workplace 262
16 Positive Psychology at Work: Savoring Challenge and Engagement 273
17 Organizational Culture: A Key to the Success of Work and Family Programs 287
18 Best Practices for Retaining and Advancing Women Professionals and Managers 309
19 Advancing Women's Executive Leadership 333
Index 347
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