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  • ISBN: 9780230294011
  • ISBN: 0230294014
  • Physical Description: xvii, 189 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

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Subject: Women > Vocational guidance.
Leadership in women.
Young women.
Generation Y.
Women executives.
Career development.

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Rising Stars : Developing Millennial Women As Leaders
Rising Stars : Developing Millennial Women As Leaders
by Kelan, Elisabeth
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Rising Stars : Developing Millennial Women As Leaders

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
List of figures and tablep. xi
Forewordp. xiii
1Introductionp. 1
    The intersectionality between gender and generationp. 3
Acknowledgementsp. xv
    Introductionp. 1
    Building the heuristicp. 8
    The research evidencep. 11
    Structure of this bookp. 16
    Conclusionp. 17
2Women as Leadersp. 18
    Introductionp. 18
    Gender segregation at workp. 18
    The business case for gender diversityp. 21
    Framing genderp. 24
    A gendered approach to leadership developmentp. 26
    Conclusionp. 30
3Millennial as Leadersp. 31
    Introductionp. 31
    Researching changing generationsp. 32
    Generational trait changesp. 33
    Work-life balance and social responsibilityp. 37
    Individualization and the quarter-life crisisp. 38
    Paradigm shifts around work and technologyp. 42
    A generational approach to leadership developmentp. 46
    Conclusionp. 48
4Millennial Women as Leadersp. 49
    Introductionp. 49
    Blurring genderp. 50
    The decline of the male breadwinner modelp. 53
    Millennial women and feminismp. 55
    Millennial women and self-confidencep. 57
    Developing Millennial women as leadersp. 60
    Conclusionp. 60
5Role Models - Searching for the Ideal Business Womanp. 62
    Introductionp. 62
    Gendered identification at workp. 63
    Idealization - ideal leaders as role modelsp. 67
    Admiration - the admired senior womanp. 69
    Composite role models and new mentoring connectionsp. 73
    Signature practice: Achieving balanced leadership through reciprocal mentoringp. 75
    Signature practice: Encouraging a multiplicity of sponsoring relationshipsp. 76
    Conclusionp. 78
6Authenticity - Telling Your Own Storyp. 79
    Introductionp. 79
    Authenticity as narrativep. 80
    Authentic leadership developmentp. 82
    The public and the privatep. 84
    Women as authentic leadersp. 86
    Fitting the mouldp. 87
    Managing your image onlinep. 89
    Leadership development that breaks the mouldp. 91
    Signature practice: Envisioning being a leaderp. 93
    Signature practice: Virtually crafting authenticity narrativesp. 95
    Conclusionp. 96
7Experiential Learning - Evolving through Feedback and Coachingp. 98
    Introductionp. 98
    Reinventing skills and careersp. 99
    Learning through feedbackp. 102
    Coaches to guide developmentp. 105
    Living with insecurityp. 109
    Feeding forward to ensure employabilityp. 110
    Signature practice: Growing through coaching and feedbackp. 111
    Conclusionp. 113
8Formal Education - Learning as a Rite of Passagep. 115
    Introductionp. 115
    Rites of passagep. 116
    Gender and MBAsp. 118
    Launching yourselfp. 120
    The gendered culture of MBA educationp. 124
    Learning to be inclusive leadersp. 127
    Signature practice: Alternative approaches to delivering MBA programmesp. 129
    Conclusionp. 130
9Visibility - The Politics of Networking and Appearancep. 132
    Introductionp. 132
    Visibility - a double-edged sword for women leadersp. 133
    Millennial women's experiences of women's networksp. 137
    Standing out - the advantages of being a womanp. 140
    Dressing the partp. 142
    The right type of visibilityp. 143
    Signature practice: Buddying up û developing networksp. 145
    Signature practice: Creating visibility through networking and shortlistingp. 146
    Conclusionp. 149
10Organizational Culture - The Power of the Ideal Workerp. 150
    Cultures of organizations - the unspoken rules and the ideal workerp. 152
    Beyond balance - work-life integrationp. 154
    The long-hours culturep. 157
    Belonging in transient working practicesp. 160
    Meaning-giving practicesp. 162
    Signature practice: Changing organizational culturesp. 164
    Conclusionp. 165
11Conclusionp. 167
    Introductionp. 167
    From developing the heuristic to applying itp. 168
    From theory to practice and backp. 172
Conclusionp. 172
Notesp. 174
Referencesp. 175
Indexp. 184

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