An exploratory study, based on group discussions and in-depth interviews of real managers, thatexamines different aspects of the life cycle to clarify why so fewwomen get to the top.It offers advice on how to establish priorities, and explores existing stereotypes within organizations regarding women in upper management.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
ALICIA E. KAUFMANN is a doctor in Sociology in Sorbonne Paris, France, and Madrid, Spain. She has twice been a Fulbright Scholar, at Yale University, and at the Salzburg Seminar in Vienna. She has written numerous articles and books, and is a member of the editorial board of several outstanding sociological reviews in Spain.
Table of ContentsIntroduction, goals and approach Background Methodology notes Characteristics of 21st century organizations Identity dimensions: women managers and motherhood Life cycle and types of women managers A man's viewpoint: You want to be like goddesses The Cinderella complex or financial freedom Conclusions Bibliography Appendices