Who Says It's A Man's World

Who Says It's A Man's World

The Girls' Guide to Corporate Domination

eBook - 2013
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American Management Association

The Atlantic magazine has called it the “end of men.” For the first time in U.S. history, women form the majority of the workforce, filling more managerial positions than their male counterparts. Today’s women are primed to take over the corporate world—if they don’t stumble on the way up.

Packed with insights from extraordinary women who have climbed the corporate ladder—including McDonald’s president Jan Fields, JetBlue cofounder Ann Rhoades, and fashion pioneer Liz Lange—Who Says It’s a Man’s World helps women navigate the rocky path from cubicle to executive suite. This ultra-practical guide offers an ideal “Success Profile” along with the measurable action steps needed to excel in each of five reputation-enhancing areas: personal development, social skills, effectiveness, team building, and leadership.

Complete with the latest research on women in the workplace and an eye-opening “promotability” assessment,Who Says It’s a Man’s World provides readers with everything they need to build their own fast-track career plan.


Packed with insights from extraordinary women who have climbed the corporate ladder—including McDonald’s president Jan Fields, JetBlue cofounder Ann Rhoades, and fashion pioneer Liz Lange—Who Says It’s a Man’s World helps women navigate the rocky path from cubicle to executive suite. This ultra-practical guide offers an ideal “Success Profile” along with the measurable action steps needed to excel in each of five reputation-enhancing areas: personal development, social skills, effectiveness, team building, and leadership.

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Bennington, a career-transition consultant, shows women how to earn the respect and credibility it takes to catapult their career to success. In sixteen chapters she discusses self-awareness and social skills, personal effectiveness and team development, and leadership. The book includes a handy career plan template, a six-month check-in template, a personal career assessment, a leadership readiness assessment, and list of things every career woman must know. It concludes with an inspiring epilogue titled The Glass Ceiling Is Only There If You Think It Is. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : American Management Association, c2013
ISBN: 9780814431887
0814431887
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 222 p.) : ill

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