Multcolib Picks: While You Wait for...Lean In
Annotation:A combination of intimate stories from top women leaders and the fascinating results of an ongoing proprietary research program-the Centered Leadership Project-reveals what drives and sustains the most successful women.
Annotation:"Women, often criticized in the workplace for their softer, more compassionate approach to management, are now seeing these same values move to the forefront of the business world." (from Publisher's Weekly)
Annotation:"Charlotte Beers is proof that women can achieve power, pride, and joy at work--despite the odds."--Jacket.
Annotation:Despite real progress, women remain rare enough in elite positions of power that their presence still evokes a sense of wonder. In Through the Labyrinth, Alice Eagly and Linda Carli examine why women's paths to power remain difficult to traverse.
Annotation:Interviews a number of prominent women--including comedian Susie Essman, writer and director Nora Ephron, and TV personality Joy Behar--to reveal how ordinary women can achieve their deserved recognition and financial worth in the modern professional world.
Annotation:Sandberg--Facebook COO, ranked eighth on "Fortune"'s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business--has become one of America's most galvanizing leaders. She urges women to take risks and seek new challenges, to find work that they love, and to remain passionately engaged.
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Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will To Lead discusses the issues facing women who want to excel in the world of business, a world that often favors men. Here's a list of titles to peruse while you wait for a copy of Lean In.