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

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

byA. Kaufmann

Hardcover | April 30, 2008

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An exploratory study, based on group discussions and in-depth interviews of real managers, that examines different aspects of the life cycle to clarify why so few women get to the top. It offers advice on how to establish priorities, and explores existing stereotypes within organizations regarding women in upper management.
ALICIA E. KAUFMANN is Professor of Sociology of Organizations at Universidad de Alcalá de Henares. She also holds a doctor's degree in Sociology from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris and Universidad Complutense in Madrid. She is currently Academic Director at Alcalá de Henares and also teaches at Instituto de Empre...
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Title:Women in Management and Life Cycle: Aspects that Limit or Promote Getting to the TopFormat:HardcoverDimensions:179 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:April 30, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230202993

ISBN - 13:9780230202993

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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