In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop

In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop

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by Pat Heim, Susan Murphy
     
 

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In the Company of Women explains how indirect, or "relational," aggression can hurt women and hinder them from achieving success and harmony in their adult lives. Gender studies have shown that when a goal is in sight, men generally use direct action to attain it. Women, on the other hand, have been socialized to express aggressive actions through indirect

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In the Company of Women explains how indirect, or "relational," aggression can hurt women and hinder them from achieving success and harmony in their adult lives. Gender studies have shown that when a goal is in sight, men generally use direct action to attain it. Women, on the other hand, have been socialized to express aggressive actions through indirect means-using behavior such as shunning, stigmatizing, and

With startling insights into the meaning of our everyday behavior, this book offers straightforward techniques to change conflict among women into cooperation by resolving discords peaceably, building relationships, and making the most of women's unique leadership and communication skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585422234
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/07/2003
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
939,785
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Pat Heim, Ph.D., is an internationally known speaker and consultant.  Her Los Angeles firm, Heim & Associates, has been providing services in the areas of leadership, communication, team building, and gender differences to hundreds of organizations, including AT&T, the Los Angeles Times, General Motors, the American Medical Association, and Price Waterhouse.  She has a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Colorado.
Susan Murphy, Ph.D., MBA, is the president of Energy Engineering, Inc. Heim and Murphy speak about workplace gender issues to more than 50,000 individuals each year.

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In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has all the personality types and how each one handles conflict and other types of situations. If you have ever wondered how to interact better with other women then this book is a must read!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You cannot read this with Nook for Mac OS X or Calibre. Can read with NookStudy app.