WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP : REAL LIVES, REAL LESSONS

Author : Julia Gillard | Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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Author : Julia Gillard, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Publication: Transworld Publishers Ltd

Size: 154 x 233 x 31 (mm)

Weight: 416g

Main Material: Paperback

Language: English

ISBN: 9781787634381

EAN/UPC/ISBN: 9781787634381

Published: 3 Sep 2020

ISBN No : 9781787634381

Publication : Transworld Publishers Ltd

Main Material : Paperback

  • Classifications:Memoirs, Psychology of gender, Management: leadership & motivation, Advice on careers & achieving success
  • Readership:General (US: Trade) Professional & Vocational Tertiary Education (US: College)
  • Format:Paperback / softback 336 pages

For readers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Sheryl Sandberg and Mary Beard, Women and Leadership is a powerful call to arms about the lack of women at the top. 'Who better qualified to delve into this topic?' Business Life_______________Women make up less than 10 per cent of national leaders, and behind this lies a pattern of unequal access to power. In conversation with some of the world's most powerful and interesting women, Women and Leadership explores gender bias and asks why there aren't more women in leadership roles?Using current research as a starting point, Gillard and Okonjo-Iweala form questions and hypotheses, then test them on the lived experiences of women leaders such as Jacinda Ardern, Hillary Clinton, Christine Lagarde, Michelle Bachelet and Theresa May.

Speaking honestly and freely, they talk about having their ideas stolen by male colleagues, about what it's like to be called fat or a slut in the media, and about the things they wish they had done differently. Their stories reveal how gender and sexism affect perceptions of women as leaders, the trajectories of their leaderships, and the circumstances in which they come to an end. The result is a rare insight into life as a leader, and a powerful call to arms for women everywhere.

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