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Metaphors of women as leaders

Metaphors of women as leaders PurposeThis paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.Design/methodology/approachThis briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.FindingsWomen have made great advances in leadership roles over the past decade; however, there are still many challenges to be faced and overcome before there is equality with men. The labyrinth metaphor is a useful one, as it represents the challenges and opportunities women may face along their career path, not just at a single point.Practical implicationsThe paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.Originality/valueThe briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Resource Management International Digest Emerald Publishing

Metaphors of women as leaders

Human Resource Management International Digest , Volume 25 (3): 2 – May 8, 2017

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0967-0734
DOI
10.1108/HRMID-03-2017-0045
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Abstract

PurposeThis paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.Design/methodology/approachThis briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.FindingsWomen have made great advances in leadership roles over the past decade; however, there are still many challenges to be faced and overcome before there is equality with men. The labyrinth metaphor is a useful one, as it represents the challenges and opportunities women may face along their career path, not just at a single point.Practical implicationsThe paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.Originality/valueThe briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

Journal

Human Resource Management International DigestEmerald Publishing

Published: May 8, 2017

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