Gender Intelligence: Breakthrough Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Improving Your Bottom Line

Gender Intelligence: Breakthrough Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Improving Your Bottom Line

by Barbara Annis, Keith Merron

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062307439
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/13/2014
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Barbara Annis, founder and CEO of Barbara Annis & Associates Inc., is a world-renowned gender expert, advocating for Gender Intelligence in Fortune 500 companies and global organizations. She is the chair emeritus of the Women's Leadership Board at Harvard Kennedy School and the author of Same Words, Different Language; Leadership and the Sexes; and Work with Me, cowritten with John Gray.

Keith Merron, a senior associate with Barbara Annis & Associates, received his doctorate from Harvard University in human and organizational development. He is an organizational effectiveness and executive development specialist and the author of four other books on personal and organizational change, most recently, Inner Freedom: Living Authentically the Life You Were Truly Meant to Live.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Part 1 A New Conversation

1 Gender Intelligence 3

2 The Science Behind Our Gender Differences 17

3 Brain Science at Work 31

4 Breakthrough Insights That Are Transforming Companies 44

5 The Journey of Gender-Intelligent Companies 65

Part 2 Why Gender Intelligence Is Next in the Evolution

6 Past, Present, and Future 91

7 The Gender-Intelligent Leader 108

Part 3 How Gender Intelligence Affects the Organization

8 Functions, Processes, and Systems 133

9 The Economics of Gender Diversily 159

10 Gender-Intelligent Organizations Today 180

Part 4 Conditions for Success

11 How to Get Started 203

Acknowledgments 237

Notes 241

Index 245

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