In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop

In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop

by Pat Heim, Susan Murphy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585422234
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/07/2003
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 549,190
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 - 13 Years

About the Author

Pat Heim, Ph.D., is an internationally known speaker and consultant.  Her Los Angeles firm, Heim & Associates, has been providing services in the areas of leadership, communication, team building, and gender differences to hundreds of organizations, including AT&T, the Los Angeles Times, General Motors, the American Medical Association, and Price Waterhouse.  She has a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Colorado.
Susan Murphy, Ph.D., MBA, is the president of Energy Engineering, Inc. Heim and Murphy speak about workplace gender issues to more than 50,000 individuals each year.

Table of Contents

In the Company of WomenIntroduction

Part I: Conflict: Why Women Behave the Way They Do
One: The Golden Triangle: Relationships, Power, and Self-Esteem
Two: The Power Dead-Even Rule
Three: From the XX Files: The Origins of Woman-to-Woman Conflict
Four: Lessons from Childhood
Five: The Bitch Factor: Indirect Aggression

Part II: Colleagues: Finding Powerful Allies and Friends Among Women in the Workplace
Six: The Goal Is the Relationship
Seven: Loosening Power Dead-Even Double Binds
Eight: How to Have Healthy Conflict with Another Woman
Nine: Handling Conflict with Style
Ten: How to Be an Effective Female Leader
Eleven: Building a Dream Team

A Final Word

Appendix A: Books on Self-Esteem
Appendix B: Conflict Styles Questionnaire Answer Key

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In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has all the personality types and how each one handles conflict and other types of situations. If you have ever wondered how to interact better with other women then this book is a must read!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You cannot read this with Nook for Mac OS X or Calibre. Can read with NookStudy app.