Junctures in Women's Leadership: Business

Editors: Hetfield, Lisa and Britton, Dana M.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Rutgers University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-8135-6594-1
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Book Status: Available
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Junctures in Womens Leadership: Business answers these questions by highlighting the professional accomplishments of twelve remarkable women and examining how they responded to critical leadership challenges. Some of the figures profiled in the book are household names, including lifestyle maven Martha Stewart, influential chef Alice Waters, and trailblazing African-American entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword to the Series
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • JoAnn Heffernan Heisen: Enabling Women's Leadership at Johnson & Johnson - Grace Howard and Dana M. Britton
  • Sara Blakely: Reinventing Women's Shapewear with Spanx - Amanda Roberti and Lisa Hetfield
  • Madam C. J. Walker: Leadership Grounded in Social and Racial Uplift - Rosemary Ndubuizu and Lisa Hetfield
  • Diane McCarthy: Responding to Crisis through Connected Leadership at Verizon - Kathleen E. McCollough and Lisa Hetfield
  • Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh: Changing the World through Participatory Design - Laura Lovin and Dana M. Britton
  • Ursula Burns: Restructuring an American Icon at Xerox - Rosemary Ndubuizu and Dana M. Britton
  • Alice Waters: Transforming American Food - Stina Soderling and Lisa Hetfield
  • Avid Modjtabai: Leading Change at Wells Fargo - Amanda Roberti and Dana M. Britton
  • Martha Stewart: The Rise, Fall, and Comeback of a Brand - Carolina Alonso Bejarano and Lisa Hetfield
  • Barbara Krumsiek: Putting Social Responsibility on the Investment Agenda - Crystal Bedley and Lisa Hetfield
  • Roseline Marston: Navigating Transition in an Employee-Owned Firm at A. D. Marble & Company - Carolina Alonso Bejarano and Dana M. Britton
  • Subha Barry: Changing the Cultural DNA at Merrill Lynch - Grace Howard and Dana M. Britton
  • Contributors