Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders

Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders


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ISBN-13: 9781433121159
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 02/26/2013
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tracey Wilen-Daugenti is Vice President and Managing Director of Apollo Research Institute and Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Media X program.
Courtney L. Vien is Senior Editor at Apollo Research Institute.
Caroline Molina-Ray, PhD, is Apollo Research Institute’s Executive Director of Research and Publications.

Table of Contents

Foreword Gail M. Romero vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Navigating a Changing Workforce in the Woman's Century

1 The Future of Work 7

Why Women Will Thrive in Tomorrows Complex, Connected, and Decentralized Workplace

2 Women Lead 23

How Women Are Making Companies More Profitable, Innovative, and Equitable

3 Women in the Workforce 43

Opportunities for Women in the New Economy

4 Forging Their Own Paths 63

Self Employed Women, Small-Business Owners, and Entrepreneurs

5 Education and Skills 81

A Woman's Toolkit for the Future

6 Technology 95

How Being Tech Savvy Can Give Women an Edge

7 Negotiation 105

The Woman's Advantage

8 The Labyrinth of Life 119

How Women Are Reshaping Work, Family Life, and Retirement

9 The Roadmap to Success 141

(Has Many Twists and Turns): Planning Your Career and Leaving Room for Serendipity

10 Mentoring and Networking 151

Make Your Connections Work for You

11 Women to Women 161

Life Lessons from Mothers and Daughters

Conclusion 173

Leadership in the 21st Century

Leadership Survey Methodology and Questions 177

Women Quoted in This Book 201

Endnotes 207

Bibliography 233

Index 249

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