Women and the New Business Leadership

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In 'The Woman's Place is in the Boardroom' the authors put the business case for more women on company boards. In the next book they explained how to acheive it. Here the authors discuss the role women directors can play in the reform of corporate governance systems following recent financial, crises in leadership, governance and the economy.

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Overview

In 'The Woman's Place is in the Boardroom' the authors put the business case for more women on company boards. In the next book they explained how to acheive it. Here the authors discuss the role women directors can play in the reform of corporate governance systems following recent financial, crises in leadership, governance and the economy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230271548
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 6/15/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

PENINAH THOMSON is a partner of Praesta Partners LLP, the UK's leading executive coaching firm and sponsor of the FTSE 100 Cross-Company Mentoring Programme. Formerly a director of The Change Partnership, before that she was a director in the London office of Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Thomson began her career in the UK Foreign Office, working for the Board of National Delegates of NATO in Paris. She has worked extensively with chief executives and boards in the public and the private sectors in the UK and overseas, on strategy, organizational change and culture, and leadership.
 
TOM LLOYD is a management writer and author. He is a former editor of Financial Weekly and Management Today, was founding editor of Gemini Consulting's quarterly management journal Transformation and wrote the 'Working Brief' column in The Sunday Telegraph for several years. He has written five books, including Managing Knowhow, with Karl-Erik Sveiby (Bloomsbury 1987) and The 'nice' company (Bloomsbury 1990). He was also the co-author of the successful A Woman's Place is in the Boardroom and A Woman's Place is in the Boardroom: The Roadmap with Peninah Thomson and Jacey Graham (Palgrave 2005, 2008).

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Table of Contents

Introduction
The New World
The Implications Of The New World For Leaders And Leadership
Engagement Of The Genders
Lessons From The FTSE 100 Cross-Company Mentoring Programme
The International Perspective
Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders
Quotas and Pipelines
From Leaders to Leadership 
References
Bibliography

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