Lean Out: How to dismantle the corporate barriers that hold women back

Lean Out: How to dismantle the corporate barriers that hold women back

by Maureen F Fitzgerald

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ISBN-13: 9781988072029
Publisher: CenterPoint Media
Publication date: 03/09/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 162
File size: 321 KB

Table of Contents




Part One We Can’t See It Because It’s Glass

  1. Admit There Is a Glass Ceiling
  2. Stop Telling Women to Lean In
  3. Don’t Fall for the Pipeline Theory
  4. Ask Women Why They Really Leave
  5. Notice the Absurd Expectations We Place on Women

Part Two There Is Nothing Wrong with You

  1. Question the Tightrope of Double Binds
  2. Don’t Expect Women to Be Mini-Men
  3. Question Why Women Need More Courage
  4. Reject Outdated Stereotypes
  5. Stop Asking Women to Speak Louder

Part Three Policies Do Make a Difference

  1. Pay and Promote Women Fairly
  2. Make Flexible, Part-Time and Shared Work the Norm
  3. Don’t Blame Women for Self-Sabotage
  4. Deal with Discrimination and Sexism
  5. Stop Sexual Harassment

Part Four If We Really Want Women to Succeed

  1. Provide Access to Mentors, Networks and Women
  2. Provide Support for Life and Family
  3. Encourage Women to Seek Power
  4. Never Say Women Have Come Far Enough
  5. Value Feminine Strengths




Lean Out: A Manifesto for Work Equality

Appendix A The Business Case for Advancing Women

Appendix B The Women’s Leadership Gap

Selected Bibliography

About the Author

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