Call to join Team Brady

Brockett, James
August 2007
People Management;8/9/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p14
The article reports on the support given by Karren Brady, managing director of Birmingham City FC, to the Women and Work initiative of the British government in 2007. The initiative aims to give extra training and coaching to women in traditionally male industries. Brady argued that a higher level of skills will allow women employees to get higher paid jobs and benefit the economy.


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