Leadership

What Keeps High-Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions: VII. Results: Themes Four and Five

What Keeps High-Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions: VII. Results: Themes Four and Five

The themes and patterns presented below and in the previous essay were matched to the assumptions defined prior to the research in the Hypothesis section (see earlier essay). Each theme is titled before the assumption, and then the results are given either validating or modifying the assumption. Following are the final two themes.

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What Keeps High-Achieving Women From Choosing Executive Positions. VI. Results: Themes One – Three

What Keeps High-Achieving Women From Choosing Executive Positions. VI. Results: Themes One – Three

The intent of the research was to discover and share the inner factors—the beliefs, needs, aspirations, traits and choices—that are keeping this group of women from moving into executive positions.

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What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions: V. Method and Research Design

What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions: V. Method and Research Design

In order to understand the behavior of high-achieving women in organizations, we cannot simply observe them in action. We have to take into account what the women feel and think to grasp both the ways they see the world and the motivations that drive their actions.

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What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions: IV. The Shifting Female Mindset

What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions: IV. The Shifting Female Mindset

At least 30 years have passed since women became managers in significant numbers in the United States. This rise has been fraught with difficulties and roadblocks.

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What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions

What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions

In this essay, I review literature concerning self-confidence, expectations and self-defeating behavior among women in corporate life.

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What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions

What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions

In an attempt to grasp the complexity of what is hindering the success of high-achieving woman in today’s corporate environment, a review of recent articles, books and research was done to determine if the factors that are hindering women from moving into the executive ranks are clear.

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What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions

What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions

The second generation of women leaders, born between 1955 and 1980, are better trained, more savvy and have a stronger sense of self than their pioneer predecessors. However, women still hold only 16 percent of corporate officer positions in the United States.

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Creating Mental Breakthroughs: Uncomfortable Conversations Can Initiate Positive Change

Creating Mental Breakthroughs: Uncomfortable Conversations Can Initiate Positive Change

Marcia Reynolds, Psy.D. The following case study looks at how the leader initiating the conversation was able to break  through …

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The Postmodern Condition: II. Troubling Ambiguity with Shifting Boundaries and Multiple Roles

The Postmodern Condition: II. Troubling Ambiguity with Shifting Boundaries and Multiple Roles

Frederic Jameson speaks about the troubling ambiguities of the boundaries that exist in this new era. This troubling ambiguity exists at all levels-personal, group, organizational and societal.

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Organizational Consultation: An Appreciative Approach–V. The Change Curve

Organizational Consultation: An Appreciative Approach–V. The Change Curve

We must expect any change effort to have an initial impact that is deleterious with reference to the achievement of these outcomes. A change curve accompanies any attempt to improve a situation.

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