Women in Management and Life Cycle: Aspects that Limit or Promote Getting to the Top

Women in Management and Life Cycle: Aspects that Limit or Promote Getting to the Top

by A. Kaufmann

Hardcover(2008)

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Women in Management and Life Cycle: Aspects that Limit or Promote Getting to the Top by A. Kaufmann

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230202993
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/30/2008
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 179
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 Contents

Introduction, 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

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