This book answers all the questions youave ever wanted to ask top-ranking women directors: How did they make it to the top? What do they think of their success? How does it affect their lives? It brings individual stories of accomplishment together with expert research into the emergence of women entrepreneurs, aspects of leadership, and the politics of breaking into the boardroom. Here, nineteen top-achieving businesswomen tell the stories of their career success. A groundbreaking study of women in management, entrepreneurship and the politics of leadership, it includes interviews with Barbara Cassani of Go Fly airlines, Camelot's Dianne Thompson, Pearson's Dame Majorie Scardino and Anita Roddick of The Body Shop. All winners of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Award, their diverse lives have been brought together here for the first time. A fascinating insight into the minds and lives of some of the world's top businesswomen, this is a must-read for those seeking inspiration and advice.In her absence others had taken charge and they were not keen to refer decisions to her again when she returned. To add to the difficulties, ... It did not work; old problems were not solved and the ill-chosen team members created new ones. ... To buy a dance shoe manufacturing company, Norris Masters sold some of his Pineapple shares. ... Of course, there were costs. ... The Broadway dance studio property had to be sold for Ap3.5 million, nearly triple its cost three years earlier.
|Title||:||Women With Attitude|
|Author||:||John Bank, Susan Vinnicombe|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2003-09-02|