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Through the Labyrinth

The Truth about How Women Become Leaders

By Alice H. Eagly, Linda L. Carli

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Format: Hardcover, 308 pages
Other Information: Illustrations
Published In: United States, 01 October 2007
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. First, Eagly and Carli prove that the glass ceiling is no longer a useful metaphor and offer seven reasons why. They propose the labyrinth as a better image and explain how to navigate through it. This important and practical book addresses such critical questions as: How far have women actually come as leaders? Do stereotypes and prejudices still limit women's opportunities? Do people resist women's leadership more than men's? And, do organisations create obstacles to women who would be leaders?This book's rich analysis is founded on scientific research from psychology, economics, sociology, political science, and management. The authors ground their conclusions in that research and invoke a wealth of engaging anecdotes and personal accounts to illustrate the practical principles that emerge. With excellent leadership in short supply, no group, organisation, or nation can afford to restrict women's access to leadership roles. This book evaluates whether such restrictions are present and, when they are, what we can do to eliminate them.

About the Author

Alice Eagly is a professor of psychology and a faculty fellow in the Institute for Policy research at Northwestern University. Her research and writing pertain mainly to the stuffy of gender and leadership. She is well-known for her research on gender and leadership. She has written two books, Sex Difference in Social Behavior and The Psychology of Attitudes. Linda Carli is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Wellesley College. In addition to her teaching, Dr. Carli has developed and conducted diversity training workshops and negotiation and conflict resolution workshops for women leaders and has lectured on gender diversity for business, academic, and other organisations.

EAN: 9781422116913
ISBN: 1422116913
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Dimensions: 23.88 x 16.15 x 2.84 centimetres (0.41 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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