Advancing Women in Business--the Catalyst Guide

Advancing Women in Business--the Catalyst Guide

Best Practices From the Corporate Leaders

eBook - 1998
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Optimize Your Company's Leadership Potential

Develop a more diverse, creative, and resourceful pool of leadership talent for your company. Reinforced by the cutting-edge research and consulting expertise of Catalyst, America's premier nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of women in business, this guide details the best practices of corporations noted for their ability to cultivate and leverage the abilities of their female employees. Stories of initiatives undertaken at Hewlett-Packard, JC Penney, and DuPont, among other companies--coupled with practical, hands-on advice--illustrate a compelling framework organizations can follow to more fully develop their own human capital at a time when no company can ignore a single source of competitive advantage.

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Presents a framework for top managers in organizations to "leverage" the "intellectual capital" of women in the business field. Material is drawn from sources such as: Catalyst (a non-profit organization for women's business advancement) research reports on parental leave policies, work flexibility, and building effective corporate women's groups; case histories; and the practices of Catalyst Award recipients such as Allstate, Dow Chemical Company, and McDonald's. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, c1998
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780585163185
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxviii, 244 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Catalyst, inc


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