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Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success

ISBN: 9780787972141
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: 2004-08-24
Number of pages: 304
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Advice for women from women for negotiating their own leadership careers
This is a practical guide for any woman dealing with a demanding role. Drawing on extensive interviews with women leaders, the authors isolate five key challenges: Intelligence; Backing; Resources; Buy-In; and Making a Difference. The three expert authors reveal what women have to teach us about the challenges and opportunities of leadership. As Tom Peters said of this book, "Women roar . . . . will help individual women negotiate what they need to success as leaders and help their firms support them in their efforts. That way we all win!"
Describes five key actions for leadership success: Drill Deep, Start from Strength, Assemble the Building Blocks, Gather Momentum, and Make Your MarkFilled with prescriptive advice and a wide range of approaches for helping women with leadership challengesIncludes a section written for organizations - the steps companies can take to support women leaders.The book discusses high-profile women leaders including Ann Moore (CEO of Time Inc.), Ann Mulcahy (CEO of Xerox), and Harvard's Rosabeth Moss Kanter.

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