Women in Management Worldwide: Progress and Prospects

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Gower Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - 393 páginas
'Excellent', 'Outstanding' and 'Inspirational' were words used to describe the highly acclaimed and award winning first edition of Women in Management Worldwide. Edited by two of the world's most eminent researchers into the role of women in work and management, their findings from around the world confirmed that the glass ceiling was still firmly in place, and there were few women directors or CEOs of large corporations, indeed few in any posts at the top level of private sector organizations. For the second edition of Women in Management Worldwide: Progress and Prospects, Professors Davidson and Burke have assembled over 30 experts replete with facts, figures and analysis, to ensure this expanded and updated edition provides a genuinely cross-cultural global assessment of women in management. This important book examines what has and has not changed, and provides evidence that an understanding of the values, norms and cultural issues bearing on the progress or otherwise of women in organizations is becoming ever more necessary. There is a looming crisis in organizational leadership, with demographic factors and globalization leading to an international talent war. Against that background, continuing bias against women seeking leadership responsibilities means organizations are failing to develop available talent, and when corporations experience economic difficulties the consequences bear disproportionately on women managers. With findings from a broader and more representative range of countries, the editors have arranged this second edition country by country to enable comparisons of the data both between countries and regions and between past, present, and likely futures. Researchers, policy makers, legislators and officials needing an understanding of women's status and progress, as well as those teaching or studying international, cross-cultural and human resources management will need to read this book.
 

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Women in Management Worldwide Progress and Prospects An Overview
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Women in Management European Union Countries
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Women in Management in France
21
Women in Management in Greece
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Women in Management in the Netherlands
55
Women in Management in Portugal
69
Women in Management in Spain
85
Women in Management in the UK
107
Women in Management in the USA
205
Women in Management Australasia
223
Women in Management in Australia
225
Women in Management in New Zealand
247
Vvonuaın1 Management Asia
263
Women in Management in China
265
Women in Management in Israel
279
Women in Management in Lebanon
299

Women in Management European Countries
125
Women in Management in Norway
127
Women in Management in Russia
143
Women in Management North and Central America
163
Women in Management in Canada
165
Women in Management in Mexico
183
Women in Management in Turkey
317
Women in Management South America
339
Women in Management in Argentina
341
Women in Management Africa
359
Women in Management in South Africa
361
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Marilyn J. Davidson is Professor Emerita, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK and Co-Director of Davidson and Wood Consultants. Her current research interests include minority entrepreneurs; lesbian, gay and transsexuals in the workplace; women in management; gender pay gaps; occupational stress and gender differences; and diversity and equality in the workplace. One of Canada's most prolific researchers, Professor Ronald J. Burke's work has focused on the relationship between the work environment and individual and organizational health. He was Founding Editor of the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences and has served on editorial boards of more than a dozen journals. He has served as Director of the PhD Program at Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, and as Associate Dean for Research. Professor Burke is Professor Emeritus of Organizational Behavior at Schulich. He has published over 500 journal articles and edited or co-edited 27 books.

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