The Female Leadership Paradox: Power, Performance and Promotion

Hardcover | April 11, 2011

byM. Visser

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The best-kept secret in corporate life is the vanishing act of women on their way to the top. Despite massive attention to the issue the number of women in top positions remains shockingly low. This book shows what women themselves can do to optimize their careers and how this can bring benefits to the companies and organizations they work for.

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The best-kept secret in corporate life is the vanishing act of women on their way to the top. Despite massive attention to the issue the number of women in top positions remains shockingly low. This book shows what women themselves can do to optimize their careers and how this can bring benefits to the companies and organizations they ...

MIRELLA VISSER holds a Masters degree in Law (VU Amsterdam), and has completed the General Management Program (CEDEP Fontainebleau) and the High Performance Board Program (IMD Lausanne). She held international senior management functions at ING Group and KPMG, primarily with responsibility for Asia (almost 10 years). In 2004, Mirella ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:190 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.02 inPublished:April 11, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230289207

ISBN - 13:9780230289208

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Table of Contents

Foreword
PART I - THE SILK ROAD TO THE TOP
The Silk Road
The Frequently Asked Questions
Leadership Guidelines
Powerful Frames
Culture
No to Power, Yes to Influence
Pattern of Power, Performance and Promotion
PART II - CASES AND STRATEGIES
Framing and Culture
Power and Politics
Career
Skills
Networking