The Resource Breaking Through Bias, (ebook)

Breaking Through Bias, (ebook)

Label
Breaking Through Bias
Title
Breaking Through Bias
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Language
eng
Summary
More than fifty years after the beginning of the Women's Movement and forty years after passage of Title IX, women are still not "making it" in traditionally male careers. Women start their careers on parity with men but generally end them far earlier, having achieved less status, lower compensation, and less satisfaction than men. Breaking Through Bias explains that it is the stereotypes about women, men, work, leadership, and family that hold women back, and it presents an integrated set of communication techniques that women can use to avoid the discriminatory consequences of these stereotypes. Women define career success in a wide variety of ways. But whatever a woman's personal definition, if she is in a traditionally male-dominated career--virtually all high status, highly compensated fields--her career is at risk because of pervasive gender stereotypes. This highly practical book makes clear that women don't need to change who they are to succeed in their chosen careers, and they certainly don't need to act more like men. Women do, however, need to be attuned to the negative gender stereotypes that surround them; they need to anticipate the biases these stereotypes foster, and they need to manage the impressions they make to avoid or overcome these biases. Based on the authors' personal experiences as business leaders and practicing attorneys, involvement in compensation and hiring decisions, extensive mentoring activities, and numerous scientific and academic studies, Breaking Through Bias presents unique, practical, and effective advice about how women can at last break through gender bias in the workplace and win at the career advancement game
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IDEBK
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Kramer, Andrea S
Dewey number
650.101/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD30.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Communication in management
  • Communication in organizations
  • Women
  • Sex discrimination
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Women
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Breaking Through Bias, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629561059
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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remote
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  • 914226
  • 20E08035-8FAA-4F69-9A5E-48FF83AD98F5
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  • ocn947085698
  • (OCoLC)947085698
Label
Breaking Through Bias, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629561059
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 914226
  • 20E08035-8FAA-4F69-9A5E-48FF83AD98F5
System control number
  • ocn947085698
  • (OCoLC)947085698

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