No Job for a Lady?

Anderson, Becca
May 2008
Fabricare Canada;May/Jun2008, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p23
Trade Publication
The article presents views from women managers about their presence in the male-dominated dry cleaning and laundry industry. Charlotte Morton of C&K Courtesy Cleaners notes on the growth of women entering the industry. Debbie DeZeng of Gelibrand's Excellence in Fine Drycleaning states that the main challenge of women business owners is that financial institutions tend to take them less seriously than men. Lesa Diehl believes that women managers should use less emotions in business dealings.


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