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Our Women in Business campaign brings together thought-leading content which explores the roles of women in business, including practical guides and insightful narratives covering topics ranging from leadership to investing.
Palgrave Macmillan Authors - Women in Business
A selection of our esteemed Palgrave Macmillan authors have graciously submitted original content about how their book puts the current issue of women in business in context as well as offering insights into the achievements of women leaders. Please enjoy the following articles below.
- Leadership Skills Impact Career Success James Hamerstone and Lindsay Musser Hough, authors of A Woman's Framework for a Successful Career and Life, writes how women's ambition and leadership skills impact career success.
- The Missing Women of FinanceMeredith A. Jones author of Women of The Street writes for us about the missing women of finance. She also wrote a piece recently for The World Economic Forum on how the lack of women on Wall Street negatively impacts investment returns, volatility, and jobs.
- Employee Engagement: A new perspective? Linda Rossetti, author of Women and Transition, writes for us about a new perspective on employee engagement.
- How to make being a woman-owned business work for you! Kathey Porter and Andrea Hoffman, authors of 50 Billion Dollar Boss, writes for us about on how to make being a woman-owned business work for you.
A Conversation With... Jenny Darroch
Women are now seen as the largest, most lucrative and most active market of all, and are increasingly being targeted. What are some of the most common mistakes you have seen businesses make when they are trying to target a female audience?
This book examines the conceptual underpinnings of authentic leadership to discover why so little attention has been paid to gender. The author explores the failure to interrogate the complexities surrounding the concept of authenticity, especially as it relates to the diversity of lived experience.
Viki Holton, Fiona Elsa Dent
Much has been written about equal opportunity issues but little has been published about how organisations might provide more structure and support to ensure women's progress to the most senior business levels. This book looks at the career experiences of a group of women managers and consider what helps, and what still hinders their progress.
Kevin McKague, Muhammad Siddiquee
Making Markets More Inclusive bridges the management literature with work on agricultural value chains in developing and emerging economies.
Ann M. Dugan, Sharon P. Krone, Kelly LeCouvie, Jennifer M. Pendergast, Denise H. Kenyon-Rouvinez, Amy M. Schuman
Through stories and interviews the authors explore the changing role women play in today's family business, looking at how to encourage and support women family members, to the challenges women face in finding the right balance between work and life, to the role spouses play in couples that work together.
Peninah Thomson, Tom Lloyd
Today's business world faces many challenges. The authors argue that the appointment of more women to corporate leadership positions is key to resolving current governance and leadership issues.
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. This book shows what women themselves can do to optimize their careers and how this can bring benefits to the companies and organizations they work for.
An indepth examination of how to develop the next generation of female leaders, Rising Stars takes a closer look at the motivations, attitudes and perspectives of Generation Y and what this means for the workplace. Invaluable for Generation Y women to make sense of their own careers and the path they should take next.
Providing proven wealth accumulation strategies, tailored advice and a comprehensive market analysis, this book is a must-read for female investors who want to master volatile markets with long-term success.
How Asian Women Lead provides a vastly different picture than Western-focused leadership literature, highlighting obstacles Asian women face reaching the top, and looking beneath the corporate surface to show cultural and family perspectives.