The Psychology of Women at Work: Challenges and Solutions for Our Female Workforce. Volume 1: Career Liberation, History, and the New Millennium By Michele A. Paludi Number Of Pages: 216 Publication Date: 2008-06-30 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0275996794 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780275996796
The book examines the benefits and costs of our increasing female workforce, to women, their families and society. Volume 1:Career Liberation, History, and the New Millennium, provides an overview of research on comparisons of men and women in gender-relative (i.e., stereotypical masculine and feminine) communication styles, women as bosses, women as entrepreneurs, personality factors that impact women in the workplace, feminist competing values leadership, career preparation programs in high school, and sexual harassment.
Chapters in Volume 1:
Chapter 1 Transforming Organizations and the Quality of Life of the People Who Work in Them: In My Own Voice Chapter 2 Speaking in a "Man'sWorld": Gender Differences in Communication Styles Chapter 3 On Work-Life Balance: In My Own Voice Chapter 4 When the Boss Is a Woman Chapter 5 Women Who Started Up: The State of Women in Entrepreneurship Chapter 6 Leadership and Women Chapter 7 Feminist Competing Values Leadership: An Investigation of the Roles Played by Men and Women Chapter 8 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Chapter 9 Uncovering and Countering Sexual Harassment in Israel: A New Career Path Chapter 10 Career Preparation Programs in High Schools: How Do Schools Ready Students for Life and Work? Chapter 11 Shifting the Load: Personality Factors and Women in the Workplace Chapter 12 Women Supporting Women in the Workplace: In My Own Voice