On Becoming a Woman Leader: Learning from the Experiences of University Presidents / Edition 1

On Becoming a Woman Leader: Learning from the Experiences of University Presidents / Edition 1

by Susan R. Madsen, Reba L. Keele
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470197625

ISBN-13: 9780470197622

Pub. Date: 12/21/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Based on years of research, this book provides an analysis of the data gathered from extensive interviews with university presidents. Each of these women offers candid information about their lifelong journey to becoming a leader. They reveal their childhood and adolescent experiences including facts about their personality, schooling, activities, leadership

Overview

Based on years of research, this book provides an analysis of the data gathered from extensive interviews with university presidents. Each of these women offers candid information about their lifelong journey to becoming a leader. They reveal their childhood and adolescent experiences including facts about their personality, schooling, activities, leadership positions, employment, influential individuals, significant events, opportunities, awards, recognitions, college plans, and goals. The discussion about the leaders’ college years provides insight into what influenced their leadership development, decisions, and perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470197622
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/2007
Series:
JB - Anker Series, #124
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
947,855
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Credits.

Foreword.

Preface.

The Author.

Part I: Youth.

1. Introduction.

2. Family Background and Childhood.

3. Adolescence.

4. College Years.

Part II: Adulthood.

5. Career Paths and Barriers.

6. Influential Individuals.

7. Developmental Activities.

8. Other Life Roles.

Part III: Leadership.

9. Leadership Motivation, Styles, and Philosophies.

10. Presidential Advice and Perspectives.

Appendix A: Research Methods.

Appendix B: Interview Categories.

Appendix C: Previous Positions Held by the Ten Women Presidents.

References.

Index.

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