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Leadership and Women in Statistics

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Leadership and Women in Statistics by , Book Resume:

Learn How to Infuse Leadership into Your Passion for Scientific Research Leadership and Women in Statistics explores the role of statisticians as leaders, with particular attention to women statisticians as leaders. By paying special attention to women's issues, this book provides a clear vision for the future of women as leaders in scientific and

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0262365138
Author: Julia Gillard,Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Publisher: MIT Press
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Women and Leadership by Julia Gillard,Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Book Resume:

A powerful call to action for achieving equality in leadership. Women make up fewer than ten per cent of national leaders worldwide, and behind this eye-opening statistic lies a pattern of unequal access to power. Through conversations with some of the world's most powerful and interesting women--including Jacinda Ardern, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Christine Lagarde, Michelle Bachelet, and Theresa May--Women and Leadership explores gender bias and asks why there aren't more women in leadership roles.

A Global Perspective on Women in Leadership and Work-Family Integration

A Global Perspective on Women in Leadership and Work-Family Integration [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1527545830
Author: Margaret J. Weber
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A Global Perspective on Women in Leadership and Work-Family Integration by Margaret J. Weber Book Resume:

There are countless books on the market that address the personal challenges and institutional barriers that ambitious female leaders face in the United States. This volume furthers the conversation by comparing the experiences of women in leadership with regards to work-life balance from eight different countries around the globe. Collecting stories from women in the United States, Costa Rica, India, Iran, Nigeria, Norway, Sri Lanka, and Uganda, this volume provides insights into the issues women face globally regarding leadership and work-family integration. It offers a variety of perspectives from around the world, and highlights a variety of cultural norms regarding work and family integration.

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1405181370
Author: Jean Lau Chin,Bernice Lott,Joy Rice,Janis Sanchez-Hucles
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Women and Leadership by Jean Lau Chin,Bernice Lott,Joy Rice,Janis Sanchez-Hucles Book Resume:

Over the past thirty years the number of women assuming leadershiproles has grown dramatically. This original and important bookidentifies the challenges faced by women in positions ofleadership, and discusses the intersection between theories ofleadership and feminism. Examines models of feminist leadership, feminist influences onleadership styles and agendas, and the diversity of theoretical andethnic perspectives of feminist leaders Addresses how diverse women lead, how feminist principlescontribute to leadership, the influence of ethnic groups and thebarriers that women face as leaders Transforms existing models of leadership by incorporatinggender issues Looks to the future of feminist leadership and identifies whatmust be done to train and mentor the next generation of feministleaders

Higher Education, Leadership and Women Vice Chancellors

Higher Education, Leadership and Women Vice Chancellors [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137444045
Author: P. Burkinshaw
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Higher Education, Leadership and Women Vice Chancellors by P. Burkinshaw Book Resume:

Why are there so few women vice chancellors in UK higher education? In this book, Paula Burkinshaw explores the contemporary conversation around the 'missing women at the top' across UK society through in-depth interviews with the (hitherto) silent voices of women vice chancellors. These women have successfully negotiated with and navigated the gendered leadership cultures of higher education throughout their careers and speak of the masculine communities of their workplaces. Advocating the need to achieve a critical mass of women at the top, this book suggests there is still much to be done in the higher education sphere.

Women and Leadership around the World

Women and Leadership around the World [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1681231514
Author: Faith Wambura Ngunjiri,Susan R. Madsen,Karen A. Longman,Cynthia Cherrey
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Women and Leadership around the World by Faith Wambura Ngunjiri,Susan R. Madsen,Karen A. Longman,Cynthia Cherrey Book Resume:

Women and Leadership around the World is the third volume in a new series of books (Women and Leadership: Research, Theory, and Practice) that will is now being published to inform leadership scholars and practitioners. The purpose of this volume is to explore areas of women’s leadership in four regions around the world: the Middle East, Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Hence, we have included 14 chapters that cover a wide range of important topics relevant to women and leadership within specific contexts around the world. Our goal for this volume is to provide readers with explorations of women’s experiences as leaders, including recent research studies, analysis and interpretation of statistics unpacking the status of women in various sectors and countries, stories of influential women leaders with national or local spheres of influence, and including recommendations for positive change to increase women’s access to positions of authority. The volume contributors use various theories and conceptualizations to problematize, historicize, and analyze women’s limited access to power, and their agency as leaders from the grassroots to the national scene, from education to nonprofits and business organizations. Overall, the book contributes interpretations of the status of women in various countries, presenting the stories behind the numbers and statistics and uncovering not only challenges but also opportunities for resiliency and effectiveness as leaders. The authors offer recommendations for change that cross national boundaries, such as structural changes in organizations that would open the door for more women to access positions of authority and be effective as leaders. It is rare to find a book with such a diverse array of topics and countries, making this a timely contribution to the literature on women and leadership. The authors remind us to continue to expand the literature base on women and leadership, drawing from both qualitative and quantitative studies as well as conceptual explorations of women as leaders in different countries, regions, indigenous communities, and across different sectors. The more we know, the better informed will be our efforts to create appropriate leadership development activities and experiences for emerging women leaders and girls around the world. This book contributes significantly to that very effort.

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1633696332
Author: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
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Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Book Resume:

Look around your office. Turn on the TV. Incompetent leadership is everywhere, and there's no denying that most of these leaders are men. In this timely and provocative book, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic asks two powerful questions: Why is it so easy for incompetent men to become leaders? And why is it so hard for competent people--especially competent women--to advance? Marshaling decades of rigorous research, Chamorro-Premuzic points out that although men make up a majority of leaders, they underperform when compared with female leaders. In fact, most organizations equate leadership potential with a handful of destructive personality traits, like overconfidence and narcissism. In other words, these traits may help someone get selected for a leadership role, but they backfire once the person has the job. When competent women--and men who don't fit the stereotype--are unfairly overlooked, we all suffer the consequences. The result is a deeply flawed system that rewards arrogance rather than humility, and loudness rather than wisdom. There is a better way. With clarity and verve, Chamorro-Premuzic shows us what it really takes to lead and how new systems and processes can help us put the right people in charge.

Statistical Topics in Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Statistical Topics in Health Economics and Outcomes Research [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1498781888
Author: Demissie Alemayehu, PhD,Joseph C. Cappelleri, PhD,Birol Emir, PhD,Kelly H. Zou, PhD, Pstat
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Statistical Topics in Health Economics and Outcomes Research by Demissie Alemayehu, PhD,Joseph C. Cappelleri, PhD,Birol Emir, PhD,Kelly H. Zou, PhD, Pstat Book Resume:

With ever-rising healthcare costs, evidence generation through Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) plays an increasingly important role in decision-making about the allocation of resources. Accordingly, it is now customary for health technology assessment and reimbursement agencies to request for HEOR evidence, in addition to data from clinical trials, to inform decisions about patient access to new treatment options. While there is a great deal of literature on HEOR, there is a need for a volume that presents a coherent and unified review of the major issues that arise in application, especially from a statistical perspective. Statistical Topics in Health Economics and Outcomes Research fulfils that need by presenting an overview of the key analytical issues and best practice. Special attention is paid to key assumptions and other salient features of statistical methods customarily used in the area, and appropriate and relatively comprehensive references are made to emerging trends. The content of the book is purposefully designed to be accessible to readers with basic quantitative backgrounds, while providing an in-depth coverage of relatively complex statistical issues. The book will make a very useful reference for researchers in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, and research institutions involved with HEOR studies. The targeted readers may include statisticians, data scientists, epidemiologists, outcomes researchers, health economists, and healthcare policy and decision-makers.

Equivalence

Equivalence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1351751913
Author: Amanda L. Golbeck
Publisher: CRC Press
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Equivalence by Amanda L. Golbeck Book Resume:

Equivalence: Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley is the compelling story of one pioneering statistician’s relentless twenty-year effort to promote the status of women in academe and science. Part biography and part microhistory, the book provides the context and background to understand Scott’s masterfulness at using statistics to help solve societal problems. In addition to being one of the first researchers to work at the interface of astronomy and statistics and an early practitioner of statistics using high-speed computers, Scott worked on an impressively broad range of questions in science, from whether cloud seeding actually works to whether ozone depletion causes skin cancer. Later in her career, Scott became swept up in the academic women’s movement. She used her well-developed scientific research skills together with the advocacy skills she had honed, in such activities as raising funds for Martin Luther King Jr. and keeping Free Speech Movement students out of jail, toward policy making that would improve the condition of the academic workforce for women. The book invites the reader into Scott’s universe, a window of inspiration made possible by the fact that she saved and dated every piece of paper that came across her desk.

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3319721828
Author: Florence L. Denmark,Michele A. Paludi
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Women and Leadership by Florence L. Denmark,Michele A. Paludi Book Resume:

This empowering volume presents current empirical findings and rich personal insights into the evolving challenges women face in attaining—and thriving in—leadership positions. Contributors add new voices to emerging and familiar topics, including leadership styles and traits, growth and learning experiences within career paths, mentoring and entrepreneurial aspects of leadership, and workplace and societal resistance to women in roles of power. Representative first-person accounts shed significant light on real-world double standards and double binds (including the unique obstacles faced by minority women), why the glass ceiling still exists, and steps still needed to dismantle it. Coverage also addresses related legal issues, such as the ongoing fight against pay inequities and conflicts between the DeVos rules and Title IX regulations in the schools. Included among the topics: · · Turn ah-ha moments into pivotal learning. · The important role of women in social entrepreneurship. · Focus group becomes support group: women in educational leadership. · Issues confronting women leaders in academia: the quest for equality. · Leadership means using the courts to demand equal enforcement of and protection for women's constitutional and civil rights. · Organizations concerned with women and leadership. Whether one’s interest is local or global, scholars and students in courses on leadership, career development, and women’s studies will find Women and Leadership inspiring and stimulating in myriad domains, from research and business to politics and policy.

Leadership and Power

Leadership and Power [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1412933714
Author: Daan Van Knippenberg,Michael A Hogg
Publisher: SAGE
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Leadership and Power by Daan Van Knippenberg,Michael A Hogg Book Resume:

Leadership and associated power issues lie at the core of group life in a variety of contexts. Even the most informal of groups typically have some form of leadership in their organization, and the understanding of leadership and power from a psychological standpoint can inform a greater understanding of group dynamics both inside and outside of the workplace. Leadership and Power is a synthesis of contributions from eminent social psychologists and organizational scientists that addresses these issues from a fresh perspective. In recent years, these themes have been re-examined through the lens of social categorization approaches that highlight people's social identity and social roles as group members, as well as the processes that influence perceptions of and expectations about people and groups. The book is wide-ranging; chapters cover such diverse issues as: interpersonal versus group-oriented styles of leadership; leadership of totalist groups; political leadership; and gender and leadership. It represents a state-of-the-art overview of this burgeoning field that will be important to a host of disciplines. Elements of cross-referencing to highlight thematic links as well as effective chapter conclusions will make the text appealing to advanced students taking courses in social and organizational psychology, management and organization studies, not just scholars interested in these themes.

Lean In

Lean In [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0385349955
Author: Sheryl Sandberg
Publisher: Knopf
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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg Book Resume:

The #1 international best seller In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace. Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B with Adam Grant. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which has been viewed more than six million times, encouraged women to “sit at the table,” seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals with gusto. Lean In continues that conversation, combining personal anecdotes, hard data, and compelling research to change the conversation from what women can’t do to what they can. Sandberg provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career. She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment, and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women both in the workplace and at home. Written with humor and wisdom, Lean In is a revelatory, inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth that will empower women around the world to achieve their full potential.

Leadership and Collaboration

Leadership and Collaboration [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137432098
Author: D. Forman,M. Jones,J. Thistlethwaite
Publisher: Springer
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Leadership and Collaboration by D. Forman,M. Jones,J. Thistlethwaite Book Resume:

Leadership and Collaboration provides international examples of how leadership of interprofessional education and practice has developed in various countries and examines how interprofessional education and collaborative practice can make a difference to the care of the patient, client and community.

Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Higher Education Leadership

Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Higher Education Leadership [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1522570578
Author: Schnackenberg, Heidi L.,Simard, Denise A.
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Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Higher Education Leadership by Schnackenberg, Heidi L.,Simard, Denise A. Book Resume:

Gender studies in the professional realm has long been a heavily researched field, with many feminist texts studying topics including the wage gap and family life. However, female administration in higher education remains largely understudied, particularly on the influence of personal, professional, and societal factors on women. There is a need for studies that seek to understand how gender intersects with the multiple dimensions of women leaders’ personhoods, such as family status, marital status, age, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, to inform women’s career path experiences and leadership aspirations. Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Higher Education Leadership is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the specific challenges, issues, strategies, and solutions that are associated with diverse leadership in higher education. While highlighting topics such as educational administration, leader mentorship, and professional promotion, this publication explores evidence-based professional practice for women in higher education who are currently in or are seeking positions of leadership, as well as the methods of nurturing women in administrative positions. This book is ideally designed for educators, researchers, academicians, scholars, policymakers, educational administrators, graduate-level students, and pre-service teachers seeking current research on the state of educational leadership in regard to gender.

Women in Management Worldwide

Women in Management Worldwide [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1000152634
Author: Marilyn J. Davidson,Ronald J. Burke,Astrid M. Richardsen
Publisher: Routledge
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Women in Management Worldwide by Marilyn J. Davidson,Ronald J. Burke,Astrid M. Richardsen Book Resume:

'Excellent', 'Outstanding' and 'Inspirational' were words used to describe the highly acclaimed and award winning first edition of Women in Management Worldwide. Edited by two of the world's most eminent researchers into the role of women in work and management, their findings from around the world confirmed that the glass ceiling was still firmly in place, and there were few women directors or CEOs of large corporations, indeed few in any posts at the top level of private sector organizations. For the second edition of Women in Management Worldwide: Progress and Prospects, Professors Davidson and Burke have assembled over 30 experts replete with facts, figures and analysis, to ensure this expanded and updated edition provides a genuinely cross-cultural global assessment of women in management. This important book examines what has and has not changed, and provides evidence that an understanding of the values, norms and cultural issues bearing on the progress or otherwise of women in organizations is becoming ever more necessary. There is a looming crisis in organizational leadership, with demographic factors and globalization leading to an international talent war. Against that background, continuing bias against women seeking leadership responsibilities means organizations are failing to develop available talent, and when corporations experience economic difficulties the consequences bear disproportionately on women managers. With findings from a broader and more representative range of countries, the editors have arranged this second edition country by country to enable comparisons of the data both between countries and regions and between past, present, and likely futures. Researchers, policy makers, legislators and officials needing an understanding of women's status and progress, as well as those teaching or studying international, cross-cultural and human resources management will need to read this book.

Statistics in Kinesiology

Statistics in Kinesiology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1492595004
Author: Joseph Weir,William Vincent
Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Statistics in Kinesiology by Joseph Weir,William Vincent Book Resume:

Statistics in Kinesiology, Fifth Edition With Web Resource, offers students in kinesiology and exercise science programs a unique introduction to the statistics concepts and techniques relevant to their specific field of study. Drawing from examples across kinesiology, including exercise physiology, biomechanics, physical education, and physical therapy, this essential text provides students with a statistical skill set that will enable them to analyze quantitative data and find answers to questions they will encounter in their specific disciplines. As in previous editions, emphasis is placed on methods commonly seen in kinesiology, such as correlation and bivariate regression, t tests, analysis of variance (ANOVA), and the interpretation of interactions in factorial analyses of variance. The fifth edition also incorporates fully updated content reflecting the changing face of kinesiology: Comparisons of observational versus experimental research and nonparametric versus parametric methods of analyzing categorical and ordinal data More detailed coverage on how to calculate central tendency when data have been transformed (e.g., log transformations) as well as multiple ways to interpret the correlation coefficient Expanded coverage of statistical graphs, including dot plots and spaghetti plots A discussion of the real meaning of p values and confidence intervals An introduction to frequentist approaches versus Bayesian methods In addition, a new web resource offers abridged presentations of complex statistical concepts and an interactive platform to practice problem solving. Mini lectures, consisting of narrated slideshows, provide further explanations and may be quickly accessed through QR codes placed at the end of each chapter. Sample problems then provide an opportunity for students to put the concepts into practice. Statistical software tools commonly used in kinesiology applications—such as JASP and G*Power—are briefly introduced, encouraging students to apply their knowledge of statistical procedures to generate and interpret computer results with confidence and ease. With Statistics in Kinesiology, Fifth Edition, students will gain a solid understanding of the statistical techniques used in physical activity fields. The book’s practical approach, based on the authors’ more than 50 years of combined experience in teaching statistics, will make it easy for students to learn these important, but often intimidating, concepts.

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0190614730
Author: Deborah L. Rhode
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Women and Leadership by Deborah L. Rhode Book Resume:

For most of recorded history, men have held nearly all of the most powerful leadership positions. Today, although women occupy an increasing percentage of leadership positions, in America they hold less than a fifth of positions in both the public and private sectors. The United States ranks 78th in the world for women's representation in political office. In politics, although women constitute a majority of the electorate, they account for only 18 percent of Congress, 10 percent of governors, and 12 percent of mayors of the nation's 100 largest cities. In academia, women account for a majority of college graduates, but only about a quarter of full professors and university presidents. In law, women are almost half of law school graduates, but only 17 percent of the equity partners of major firms, and 22 percent of Fortune 500 general counsels. In business, women constitute a third of MBA graduates, but only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. In Women and Leadership, the eminent legal scholar Deborah L. Rhode focuses on women's underrepresentation in leadership roles and asks why it persists and what we can do about it. Although organizations generally stand to gain from increasing gender equity in leadership, women's underrepresentation is persistent and pervasive. Rhode explores the reasons, including women's family roles, unconscious gender bias, and exclusion from professional development networks. She stresses that we cannot address the problem at the individual level; instead, she argues that we need broad-based strategies that address the deep-seated structural and cultural conditions facing women. She surveys a range of professions in politics, management, law, and academia and draws from a survey of prominent women to develop solutions that can successfully chip away at the imbalance. These include developing robust women-to-women networks, enacting laws and policies that address work/life imbalances, and training programs that start at an earlier age. Rhode's clear exploration of the leadership gap and her compelling policy prescriptions will make this an essential book for anyone interested in leveling the playing field for women leaders in America.

Championing Women Leaders

Championing Women Leaders [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137478950
Author: Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj,Kitty Chisholm
Publisher: Springer
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Championing Women Leaders by Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj,Kitty Chisholm Book Resume:

Championship is the key differentiator between women who achieve leadership roles and those who don't. This book examines the reasons why championing works and why it is so important for female executive development in particular, and provides a user-friendly guide to develop workplace champions for female leaders in any organization

Coming Out of Homosexuality

Coming Out of Homosexuality [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780830874767
Author: Bob Davies,Lori Rentzel
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
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Coming Out of Homosexuality by Bob Davies,Lori Rentzel Book Resume:

Do you want God's will for your life -- but struggle with gay or lesbian desires? The authors of this book understand your dilemma. This is not a theoretical book: it is a practical guide for people struggling with same-sex desires. You'll find answers to your questions about what it means to be a man or woman, how your past relates to your present tensions, how biblical principles apply to your daily life, how you can form healthy relationships, and how your healing may eventually prepare you for heterosexual romance and marriage. Along the way you will read stories of other Christians who have dealt with the same issues you are facing and their personal failures and successes. Most of all, you'll find strategies that work because they have been developed and used by real people like you. This book will open up a new level of freedom and depth of insight beyond what you had dreamed possible.

Comparative Political Leadership

Comparative Political Leadership [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137264918
Author: Ludger Helms
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Comparative Political Leadership by Ludger Helms Book Resume:

This volume has been designed as a key resource in the field of international political leadership research. Written by a team of distinguished leadership scholars from three continents and nine countries, the original chapters gathered in this volume cover all the major fields of political leadership, from executive, legislative and party leadership to leadership in social movements and international organizations. The special value and appeal of this book relates to its genuinely comparative focus that characterizes all chapters.