By Jean Lau Chin, Bernice Lott, Joy Rice, Janis Sanchez-Hucles
During the last thirty years the variety of ladies assuming management roles has grown dramatically. This unique and critical booklet identifies the demanding situations confronted by way of ladies in positions of management, and discusses the intersection among theories of management and feminism.
- Examines versions of feminist management, feminist impacts on management types and agendas, and the range of theoretical and ethnic views of feminist leaders
- Addresses how diversified girls lead, how feminist rules give a contribution to management, the effect of ethnic teams and the limitations that girls face as leaders
- Transforms latest types of management by means of incorporating gender issues
- Looks to the way forward for feminist management and identifies what needs to be performed to coach and mentor the subsequent iteration of feminist leaders
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In 2001, she was named by Fortune magazine for the fourth year as one of the 50 most powerful women in American business. qxd 08/01/2007 15:56 Page 13 OVERVIEW Jung (2002) found that businessmen had limited insight into women’s abilities. Most men still considered women as fragile vessels whose selfconfidence could be shattered with a well-delivered put-down and whose strength would be depleted after eight hours of high-powered deal making. Jung realized that men refused to recognize their own limitations, while women did that all too well.
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Overview of Chapters in this Part The chapters that follow tackle some of these difficult questions in a variety of ways. They contain references to relevant research and theory and offer provocative analyses and tentative conclusions. They also set the stage for the chapters in the rest of the book. After reviewing the prevalent theories of leadership in the mainstream literature, Karen Suyemoto and Mary Ballou propose a bold new conceptualization of feminist leadership. They address issues of race, class, and gender, and note the need for feminist leadership to be directed toward valuing equitable distributions of power and basic human rights.