Successful Professional Women Of The Americas
From Polar Winds to Tropical Breezes
Betty Jane Punnett, Professor in General Management and International Business, University of the West Indies, Barbados, Jo Ann Duffy, Professor of Management, Sam Houston State University, Texas, US, Suzy Fox, Associate Professor, Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Loyola University Chicago, US, Ann Gregory, Professor, American University, Bulgaria, Terri R. Lituchy, Associate Professor in International Management, Concordia University, John Molson School of Business, Montreal, Canada, Silvia Inés Monserrat, Professor of Business and Private Law, Universidad Nacional de Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina, Miguel R. Olivas-Luján, Professor of Management, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, US and Member, Business Faculty, Technológico de Monterrey, Mexico and Neusa Maria Bastos F. Santos, Professor of Management and Accounting and Director, Graduate Programme in Accounting and Finance, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, BrazilReceived the highest possible evaluation granted by the Brazilian Educational System
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This accessible and original book relates the fascinating story of successful women across the Americas: women who are managers, business owners, university professors and administrators, doctors, lawyers and government ministers.
Contents: 1. From Polar Winds to Tropical Breezes: The Evolution of the Successful Women Project 2. Successful Women Professionals in the Americas: Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Findings 3. Culture and Personal Characteristics for Professional Success 4. Beginning the Research in a Tropical Breeze 5. Personality, Management/Leadership Styles and Views on Great Leadership 6. What the Successful Women Said About Professional and Life Experiences: Barriers, Social Support and Mentors 7. Successful Women in the Polar Winds of Canada 8. Successful Women of the United States of America 9. Successful Professional Women in Mexico 10. Successful Women: A Vision of Brazil 11. Argentina: Returning to its Glorious Past 12. The Successful Women of Chile 13. The Big Picture from Polar Winds to Tropical Breezes Appendices References Index