ERIC Number: ED122094
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Bringing Women Into Management.
Gordon, Francine E., Ed.; Strober, Myra H., Ed.
Intended to encourage and assist top management in bringing more women into upper management positions, the document provides an intellectual understanding of the issues and practical information on how to implement change. Nine chapters include: (1) "Institutional Barriers: What Keeps Women Out of the Executive Suite?" Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, examining trends, consequences, and change regarding the status of women; (2) "Sex Differences and Their Implications for Management," Carol Nagy Jacklin and Eleanor Emmons Maccoby, examining the influences of biology on women's capabilities; (3) "Executive Man and Woman: The Issue of Sexuality," David L. Bradford, Alice G. Sargent, and Melinda S. Sprague, defining sexuality and male-female relationships; (4) "The Law: Where It Is and Where It's Going," Colquitt L. Meacham, analyzing the impact of court decisions, administrative guidelines, and trends; (5) "Bring Women into Management: Basic Strategies," Myra H. Strober, discussing direct and indirect benefits; (6) "'Perfectly Pure Peabody's': A Case of Affirmative Action for Women," a case study; (7) "Bringing Women into Management: The Role of the Senior Executive," Francine E. Gordon, reviewing elements of a successful affirmative action program; (8) "Women in Management: Vignettes," presenting seven vignettes; and (9) "Conclusion: Problems and Opportunities," Myra H. Strober and Francine E. Gordon. (LH)
Descriptors: Administration, Affirmative Action, Case Studies, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Females, Feminism, Futures (of Society), Labor Force Development, Labor Utilization, Management Development, Managerial Occupations, Sex Discrimination, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes
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