TITLE

Strategies to take women to the top

PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Administrative Professional Today;Dec2013, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers several helpful strategies for women when it comes moving into higher management positions in an organization. It reveals that one factor that propels women to higher positions is their unwillingness to be treated like a commodity. Several strategies being discussed include pursuing the big projects at work and networking with the key players in the company.
ACCESSION #
92015720

 

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