The Female Leadership Paradox

The Female Leadership Paradox

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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. What can women themselves do to optimize their careers in todaya€™s workplace? The Female Leadership Paradox is based on frequently asked questions during lectures and workshops on the topic of a€˜Women and Leadershipa€™ and on the personal experiences of the author. In the book twenty case studies are analyzed and strategies proposed for how to strategically overcome the challenges that are commonly faced such as - a€cHow do I successfully land a supervisory board/non-executive directora€™s position? a€c How do I ensure being promoted when I am the most qualified candidate? a€cWhy do they always ask me for supporting roles instead of leading roles? a€cHow do I make sure that I am receiving (question: is earning a better word to reflect monetary gain then it should stay) what I deserve? a€cAre there specific gender based leadership qualities that will help or hinder me getting management roles? Packed full of practical advice, this is an invaluable insight into the challenges that women may face in their careers. The author analyzes these situations and proposes strategies for women who want to develop their strategic leadership skills.There are many forms of resistance regarding the topic of womena#39;s career advancement. In the many workshops I ... The first column contains real quotes, so what is actually being said. In the second column ... The. Female. Leadership. Paradox.

Title:The Female Leadership Paradox
Author:Mirella Visser
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-04-11


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