Women leading / by Christine Nixon and Amanda Sinclair
By: Nixon, Christine.
Contributor(s): Sinclair, Amanda.Publisher: Carlton, VIC : Melbourne University Press, 2017Description: xii, 244 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780522871623.Subject(s): Leadership | Professional women | Professional development
|Item type||Home library||Call number||Status||Date due||Item reserves|
|Book||Australia||209 NIX 2017 (Browse shelf)||Available|
|Book||New Zealand||200.5 WOM (Browse shelf)||Available|
LEARNING FROM WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP: Beginnings and collaborations -- Lessons from the past -- Where women are now. ACHIEVING:Twelve lessons in leading change -- Leadership in difficult times -- Influencing and enabling -- Valuing conversations -- 'Hot coals' management. FLOURISHING: Power - how to find it, use it and own it -- Physicality - how women are seen as leaders and how the can respond -- Understanding identities, stages and transitions -- Managing and reducing risks -- Resilience and renewal -- Wise words from women.
Refutes the concept that women should lead like men and offers stories, examples and research to discuss women's leadership styles. Discusses how women can provide inspiration for change towards inventive and inclusive organisations.