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Womanpower
Managing in Times of Demographic Turbulence

Edited by:
  • Uma Sekaran - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
  • Frederick T. Leong - Michigan State University, USA, Southern Illinois University, USA, Ohio State University, USA, University of Tennessee, USA

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Women in Management

October 1991 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Differences in gender, race, ethnicity and lifestyle preferences, along with the employment of handicapped and disabled people, will be the challenge for human resource managers this decade. This book highlights solutions that management practitioners can adopt to enhance the effectiveness of a diverse workforce in a global market. It identifies obstacles and offers insights into a variety of change agents including organizational consultants, human resource practitioners and educators.
Uma Sekaran and Frederick T L Leong
Introduction
 
PART ONE: FROM INERTIA TO EXCELLENCE: MULTIPRONGED STRATEGIES TO EFFECTIVELY UTILIZE WOMANPOWER
Virginia E O'Leary and Jeanette R Ickovics
Cracking the Glass Ceiling
Overcoming Isolation and Alienation  
Bonita L Betters-Reed and Lynda L Moore
Managing Diversity
Focusing on Women and the Whitewash Dilemma  
Cynthia A Thompson, Cher C Thomas and Mark Maier
Work-Family Conflict
Reassessing Corporate Policies and Initiatives  
Dorothy P Moore, E Holly Buttner and Benson Rosen
Stepping Off the Corporate Track
The Entrepreneurial Alternative  
 
PART TWO: LEGISLATIVE MEASURES FOR WOMEN'S ADVANCEMENT
Norma Carr-Ruffino et al
Legal Aspects of Women's Advancement
Affirmative Action, Family Leave and Dependent Care Law  
 
PART THREE: WHERE IT ALL BEGINS: ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS AND THE TRAINING OF FUTURE PROFESSIONALS/MANAGERS
Uma Sekaran and Marcia Kassner
University Systems for the 21st Century
Proactive Adaptation  
Frederick T L Leong, Coral R Snodgrass and William L Gardner III
Management Education
Creating a Gender-Positive Environment  
 
PART FOUR: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES OF WOMEN'S ADVANCEMENT
J Stewart Black, Gregory K Stephens and Judy B Rosener
Women in Management Around the World
Some Glimpses  
Uma Sekaran and Frederick T L Leong
Summary, Recommendations, and Conclusion

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Uma Sekaran

Frederick T. L. Leong

Frederick T. L. Leong, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology (Industrial/Organizational and Clinical Psychology Programs) and Psychiatry. He is also the Director of the Center for Multicultural Psychology Research at Michigan State University. He has authored or co-authored more than 250 journal articles and book chapters. In addition, he has edited or co-edited 12 books. Dr. Leong is a Fellow of the APA (Divisions 1, 2, 5, 12, 17, 29, 45, 52), Association for Psychological Science, Asian American Psychological Association, and the International Academy for Intercultural Research. His major research interests center around culture and mental... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780803941069
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