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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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:
9781405155830
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors viii

Foreword xvi
Alice Eagly

Overview: Women and Leadership: Transforming

Visions and Diverse Voices 1
Jean Lau Chin

Part I Models of Leadership and Women: Reconciling the Discourses on Women, Feminism, and Leadership 19
Bernice Lott

1 Conducted Monotones to Coacted Harmonies: A Feminist (Re)conceptualization of Leadership Addressing Race, Class, and Gender 35
Karen L. Suyemoto and Mary B. Ballou

2 Diverse Feminist Communication Styles: Challenges to Women and Leadership 55
Ann S. Yabusaki

3 Women as Academic Leaders: Living the Experience from Two Perspectives 69
A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert and Judith E. N. Albino

4 Toward Culturally Competent, Gender-Equitable Leadership: Assessing Outcomes of Women’s Leadership in Diverse Contexts 88
Ester R. Shapiro and Jennifer M. Leigh

5 Gender and Leadership in the Corporate World: A Multiperspective Model 106
Karen Korabik and Roya Ayman

Part II Collaboration and Leadership 125
Joy K. Rice

6 Leadership Through Policy Development: Collaboration, Equity, Empowerment, and Multiculturalism 140
Norine G. Johnson, Florence L. Denmark, Dorothy W. Cantor, Diane F. Halpern, and Gwendolyn Puryear Keita

7 Collaborative Leadership and Social Advocacy Among Women’s Organizations 157
Joy K. Rice and Asuncion Miteria Austria

8 Women, Collaboration, and Social Change: An Ethics-Based Model of Leadership 177
Marlene G. Fine

9 Strategic Planning: Gender, Collaborative Leadership, and Organizational Change 192
Margaret E. Madden

Part III From Margin to Center: The Voices of Diverse Feminist Leaders 209
Janis Sanchez-Hucles and Penny Sanchez

10 Increasing Diverse Women Leadership in Corporate America: Climbing Concrete Walls and Shattering Glass Ceilings! 228
Penny Sanchez, Phillip Hucles, Janis Sanchez-Hucles, and Sanjay C. Mehta

11 Developing Transformational Leaders: Theory to Practice 245
Natalie Porter and Jessica Henderson Daniel

12 Feminist Leadership Among Latinas 264
Melba Vasquez and Lillian Comas-Díaz

13 Voices of Black Feminist Leaders: Making Spaces for Ourselves 281
Ruth L. Hall, BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya, and Michael Hucles

14 Asian American Women Leaders: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Leadership 297
Debra M. Kawahara, Edna M. Esnil, and Jeanette Hsu

15 Feminist Leadership Among American Indian Women 314
Clara Sue Kidwell, Diane J. Willis, Deborah Jones-Saumty, and Dolores S. Bigfoot

16 Leadership and Collaboration among Women with Disabilities 330
Martha E. Banks and Linda R. Mona

17 Lesbian Women and Leadership: Which Comes First? 341
Nancy L. Baker and Beverly Greene

Conclusion: Transforming Leadership with Diverse Feminist Voices 355
Jean Lau Chin

Index 363

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