Developing Women Leaders: A Guide for Men and Women in Organizations

Author(s) : Anna Marie Valerio

Developing Women Leaders: A Guide for Men and Women in Organizations

Book Details

  • Published : 2009
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 184
  • Category :
    Organisational Psychology
  • Catalogue No : 28365
  • ISBN 13 : 9781405183703
  • ISBN 10 : 1405183705
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This book answers the question 'How do we best develop women leaders?' with practical solutions drawn from current literature and the author's personal interviews with high-achievers in major US companies and universities. This book presents research-based, practical solutions to help people in organizations develop talented women. It describes what organizations and individuals need to know about leadership competencies, personality, and leadership styles. It explains gender-related issues that affect the behaviors of both women and men at work. It integrates first-hand accounts by high-achieving women and men from major US companies and universities about their leadership experiences. Separate chapters addressed to CEOs and Human Resource executives, managers, and women offer practical suggestions to implement in their organizations, using examples from some 'best practice' companies. It has relevance across the range of all organizations including Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, non-profit organizations and small businesses. It has significance for every aspect of society - business, government, law, families, careers, and health.

About the Author(s)

Anna Marie Valerio, Ph.D., President of Executive Leadership Strategies, LLC, is a consultant specializing in executive coaching and leadership development. Her areas of expertise also include individual assessment, women's leadership, and performance management. Her book, Executive Coaching: A Guide for the HR Professional, co-authored with Robert J. Lee, is a practical guide about coaching and how to use it in organizations.

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