Men and Women of the Corporation / Edition 1

Men and Women of the Corporation / Edition 1

by Rosabeth Moss Kanter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0465044549

ISBN-13: 9780465044542

Pub. Date: 10/28/1993

Publisher: Basic Books


In this landmark work on corporate power, especially as it relates to women, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, the distinguished Harvard management thinker and consultant, shows how the careers and self-images of the managers, professionals, and executives, and also those of the secretaries, wives of managers, and women looking for a way up, are determined by the distribution…  See more details below

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In this landmark work on corporate power, especially as it relates to women, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, the distinguished Harvard management thinker and consultant, shows how the careers and self-images of the managers, professionals, and executives, and also those of the secretaries, wives of managers, and women looking for a way up, are determined by the distribution of power and powerlessness within the corporation. This new edition of her award-winning book has a major new afterward in which the author reviews and analyzes how attitudes and practices within the corporate power structure have changed in the 1990s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465044542
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
807,383
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface to the 1993 Edition
Preface
Introduction3
Pt. IThe Players and the Stage
1Men and Women of the Corporation: The Population15
2Industrial Supply Corporation: The Setting29
Pt. IIRoles and Images
3Managers47
4Secretaries69
5Wives104
Pt. IIIStructures and Processes
6Opportunity129
7Power164
8Numbers: Minorities and Majorities206
Pt. IVUnderstanding the Action
9Contributions to Theory: Structural Determinants of Behavior in Organizations245
10Contributions to Practice: Organizational Change, Affirmative Action, and the Quality of Work Life265
Afterword to the 1993 Edition: The View from the 1990s: How the Global Economy Is Reshaping Corporate Power and Careers289
Appendix I: Field Study Methodology and Sources of Data331
Appendix II: Some Observations of Women's Leadership in Organizations339
Notes344
Bibliography368
Index383

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