The influence effect : a new path to power for women leaders / by Kathryn Heath, et al.
By: Heath, Kathryn.
Contributor(s): Flynn, Jill | Holt, Mary Davis | Faison, Diana.Publisher: Oakland, C.A. : Berrett-Koehler, 2017Description: xii, 182 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781523082766.Subject(s): Professional women | Career development | Equality | CareersOnline resources: Download as an eBook
|Item type||Home library||Call number||URL||Status||Notes||Date due||Item reserves|
|EBook||International||EBL Ebook (Browse shelf)||Link to resource||eBook||Available as an ebook here|
INTRODUCTION: The politics problem. PREPARE TO INFLUENCE: The influence effect -- Think bigger, aim higher -- Construct your scaffolding. PRACTICE: THE BIG FIVE STRATEGIES: The power of the informal -- Relationship maps -- Scenario thinking -- Influence loops -- Momentum. INFLUENCE IN ACTION: Dance with resistance -- Meetings - a case in point. CONCLUSION: The effect of influence. APPENDIX: Strategies for influence.
Advises that apart from leaning in, women need to focus on their level of influence in the workplace, and discusses how they can do that. Helps women overcome entrenched resistance to their ideas and offers executive coaching techniques and strategies to help make success less complex.