Women and Leadership: Transforming Visions and Diverse Voices / Edition 1

Women and Leadership: Transforming Visions and Diverse Voices / Edition 1

by Jean Lau Chin
     
 

Over the past 30 years the number of women assuming leadership roles has grown dramatically. This original and timely book identifies the challenges faced by women in positions of leadership, and discusses the intersection between theories of leadership and feminism. Chapters are written by prominent scholars in feminist and leadership theory, research and practice

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Overview

Over the past 30 years the number of women assuming leadership roles has grown dramatically. This original and timely book identifies the challenges faced by women in positions of leadership, and discusses the intersection between theories of leadership and feminism. Chapters are written by prominent scholars in feminist and leadership theory, research and practice. Women and Leadership:


  • Addresses how diverse women lead, how feminist principles contribute to leadership and the barriers that women face as leaders
  • Transforms existing models of leadership by incorporating gender issues
  • Identifies the varying perspectives of feminist leaders from different ethnic groups
  • Looks towards the future of feminist leadership and what must be done to train and mentor the next generation of feminist leaders

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405155823
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/29/2007
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Notes on Contributors     viii
Foreword   Alice Eagly     xvi
Overview: Women and Leadership: Transforming Visions and Diverse Voices   Jean Lau Chin     1
Models of Leadership and Women: Reconciling the Discourses on Women, Feminism, and Leadership   Bernice Lott     19
Conducted Monotones to Coacted Harmonies: A Feminist (Re)conceptualization of Leadership Addressing Race, Class, and Gender   Karen L. Suyemoto   Mary B. Ballou     35
Diverse Feminist Communication Styles: Challenges to Women and Leadership   Ann S. Yabusaki     55
Women as Academic Leaders: Living the Experience from Two Perspectives   A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert   Judith E. N. Albino     69
Toward Culturally Competent, Gender-Equitable Leadership: Assessing Outcomes of Women's Leadership in Diverse Contexts   Ester R. Shapiro   Jennifer M. Leigh     88
Gender and Leadership in the Corporate World: A Multiperspective Model   Karen Korabik   Roya Ayman     106
Collaboration and Leadership   Joy K. Rice     125
Leadership Through Policy Development: Collaboration, Equity, Empowerment, and Multiculturalism   Norine G. Johnson   Florence L. Denmark   Dorothy W. Cantor   Diane F. Halpern   Gwendolyn Puryear Keita     140
Collaborative Leadership and Social Advocacy Among Women's Organizations   Joy K. Rice   Asuncion Miteria Austria     157
Women, Collaboration, and Social Change: An Ethics-Based Model of Leadership   Marlene G. Fine     177
Strategic Planning: Gender, Collaborative Leadership, and Organizational Change   Margaret E. Madden     192
From Margin to Center: The Voices of Diverse Feminist Leaders   Janis Sanchez-Hucles   Penny Sanchez     209
Increasing Diverse Women Leadership in Corporate America: Climbing Concrete Walls and Shattering Glass Ceilings!   Penny Sanchez   Phillip Hucles   Janis Sanchez-Hucles   Sanjay C. Mehta     228
Developing Transformational Leaders: Theory to Practice   Natalie Porter   Jessica Henderson Daniel     245
Feminist Leadership Among Latinas   Melba Vasguez   Lillian Comas-Diaz     264
Voices of Black Feminist Leaders: Making Spaces for Ourselves   Ruth L. Hall   Bra Vada Ganett-Akinsanya   Michael Hucles     281
Asian American Women Leaders: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Leadership   Debra M. Kawahara   Edna M. Esnil   Jeanette Hsu     297
Feminist Leadership Among American Indian Women   Clara Sue Kidwell   Diane J. Willis   Deborah Jones-Saumty   Dolores S. Bigfoot     314
Leadership and Collaboration among Women with Disabilities   Martha E. Banks   Linda R. Mona     330
Lesbian Women and Leadership: Which Comes First?   Nancy L. Baker   Beverly Greene     341
Conclusion: Transforming Leadership with Diverse Feminist Voices   Jean Lau Chin     355
Index     363

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