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America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Judy B. Rosener


The United States has a large number of well-educated, experienced professional women ready, willing, and able to move into the boardrooms and executive suites of corporate America. They represent a great, untapped economic resource and this book argues that this is America’s competitive secret. Drawing on in-depth interviews with top executives and middle managers, and the latest research on working women and organizational change, the author describes the unique contribution of female professionals. Her profiles of top women managers reveal that they cope well with ambiguity, are comfortable ... More

Keywords: working women, executives, middle managers, organizational change, productivity, innovation, profits, global workplace, glass ceiling, social equity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195119145
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Judy B. Rosener, author
University of California, Irvine