Book News: September 6th, 2007

Edited by Barbara Kellerman and Deborah L. RhodeThe book brings together in one comprehensive volume preeminent scholars from a range of disciplines to address the challenges involving women and leadership. These experts explore when and how women exercise power and what stands in their way.

This groundbreaking volume offers readers an informed analysis of the state of women and leadership and offers the most informed and current thinking on such themes as the perils of stereotypes, the importance of leadership style and gender differences in the decision to seek leadership roles. The book also describes lessons from women leaders and emphasises the need for flexible career paths. It also sets out strategies that get women to the top.

Published by Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 978-0-7879-8833-3. 39.95 US dollars