Womanpower: Managing in Times of Demographic Turbulence / Edition 1

Womanpower: Managing in Times of Demographic Turbulence / Edition 1

by Uma Sekaran
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803941064

ISBN-13: 9780803941069

Pub. Date: 10/31/1991

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Differences in gender, race, ethnicity and lifestyle preferences, along with the employment of handicapped and disabled people, will be the challenge for human resource managers this decade. This book highlights solutions that management practitioners can adopt to enhance the effectiveness of a diverse workforce in a global market. It identifies obstacles and offers

Overview

Differences in gender, race, ethnicity and lifestyle preferences, along with the employment of handicapped and disabled people, will be the challenge for human resource managers this decade. This book highlights solutions that management practitioners can adopt to enhance the effectiveness of a diverse workforce in a global market. It identifies obstacles and offers insights into a variety of change agents including organizational consultants, human resource practitioners and educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803941069
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/31/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Uma Sekaran and Frederick T L Leong
PART ONE: FROM INERTIA TO EXCELLENCE: MULTIPRONGED STRATEGIES TO EFFECTIVELY UTILIZE WOMANPOWER
Cracking the Glass Ceiling - Virginia E O'Leary and Jeanette R Ickovics
Overcoming Isolation and Alienation
Managing Diversity - Bonita L Betters-Reed and Lynda L Moore
Focusing on Women and the Whitewash Dilemma
Work-Family Conflict - Cynthia A Thompson, Cher C Thomas and Mark Maier
Reassessing Corporate Policies and Initiatives
Stepping Off the Corporate Track - Dorothy P Moore, E Holly Buttner and Benson Rosen
The Entrepreneurial Alternative
PART TWO: LEGISLATIVE MEASURES FOR WOMEN'S ADVANCEMENT
Legal Aspects of Women's Advancement - Norma Carr-Ruffino et al
Affirmative Action, Family Leave and Dependent Care Law
PART THREE: WHERE IT ALL BEGINS: ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS AND THE TRAINING OF FUTURE PROFESSIONALS/MANAGERS
University Systems for the 21st Century - Uma Sekaran and Marcia Kassner
Proactive Adaptation
Management Education - Frederick T L Leong, Coral R Snodgrass and William L Gardner III
Creating a Gender-Positive Environment
PART FOUR: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES OF WOMEN'S ADVANCEMENT
Women in Management Around the World - J Stewart Black, Gregory K Stephens and Judy B Rosener
Some Glimpses
Summary, Recommendations, and Conclusion - Uma Sekaran and Frederick T L Leong

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