Explores the work histories, motivation, leadership styles, mentors, and family backgrounds of a diverse assortment of top-level women. This book discusses strategies for success (scaling back, juggling), the need for social support, and the importance of cultural context.
Foreword.1. For Women at the Top: How's the Weather up There?.2. Learning from Mothers, Mentors, and Others.3. Saving and Spending Time.4. Happy Homemaker, Happy Marriage - The Female Executive Edition.5. Cherished Children-Tales of Guilt and Pride.6. Work-Family Spillover: From Conflict to Harmony.7. Culture Counts-Leading as the World Changes.8. Leading as Women: Styles, Obstacles, and Perceptions.9. How to Lead a Dually Successful Life.References.Appendix: Biography of the Women Leaders