Book News: October 12th, 2004

By Deborah M. Kolb, Judith Williams and Carol Frohlinger.This woman’s guide to negotiating five key challenges to leadership success sets out a practical approach for any woman dealing with a demanding management role. Drawing on extensive interviews with women leaders the authors isolate key challenges they face. These include the difficulty of getting good information which is often a tricky proposition for a women, getting the backing of major players and securing adequate resources. It also deals with the leadership problem of bringing a team on board.

Published by Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 0-7879-7214-2. 27.95 US dollars