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- Four UK pine manufacturers to close. Lewis, Mark // Cabinet Maker;6/23/2006, Issue 5493, p3
The article reports on the closure of four pine furniture manufacturers in Great Britain in June 2006. Pine has been on the wane for many years, but with the demise of four makers in one month, it could be the beginning of the end for pine furniture manufacturing in Great Britain. The four pine...
- So happy to be me--or a writing desk. Jones, Fiona // Cabinet Maker;11/3/2006, Issue 5512, p35
The article presents an interview with Fiona Jones, sales manager of Nomadic Collections in Great Britain. Jones stated that she started working in the industry with very little knowledge about furniture. According to her, the three words that best describes her were hard-working, loyal and fun....
- Where in the world are the women executives? Ader, Nancy J.; Izraeli, Dafna N. // Business Quarterly;Autumn94, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p89
Focuses on the status of women executives in the business world. Increase of women in management positions; Promotion of women in communist countries; Barrier to senior executive positions; Need for proper credentials; Competitive advantage with women executives; Actions by transnational firms;...
- Do women make better bosses? Kling, Cynthia // Harper's Bazaar;Sep96, Issue 3418, p430
Opinion. Presents the author's view on the emergence of female bosses. Reaction with the leadership style of some women executives; Reason why more people in each of the nations surveyed preferred working for a male boos over a female one; Assertion of professor Judy Rosener on men and women's...
- Women resort managers find industry hospitable. Watt, Katherine // Inside Tucson Business;09/07/98, Vol. 8 Issue 24, p7
Reports on the work environment of the female general managers of hotels and resorts in Tucson, Arizona. Contributing factors to success in the industry; Jayne Decker of Westward Look Resort; Lori Jones-Lo Duca of Varsity Clubs of America; Gayle Venner of Clarion Randolph Park.
- Superwoman gets promoted...maybe. // Herizons;Winter94, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p13
Cites a survey of midlevel managers in the United States and Canada suggesting that a women's involvement in household tasks did not affect her chances of promotion.
- Spot the chauvinist. Mills, Kathy J. // International Business: Strategies for the Global Marketplace;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p6
Reports on the lack of women in management positions in half of small and mid-sized companies in the European Union. Countries with the highest and lowest percentages of firms with no women in management; Reasons for the lack of women managers in Scandinavian countries.
- Sex and silence. White, S.; Leclerc, A. // Esquire;Jan1992, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p38
Reports that the National Association for Female Executives has found that 1,300 members polled had been or knew someone who had been sexually harassed by someone `in a position to control or influence' their career and the percentage of reportedincidents.
- Poll finds women in business face subtle issues. Shankle, Greta // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/10/96, Vol. 17 Issue 12, Most Influential... p4
Focuses on women executives. Working relationship with men; Equal opportunity statements; Job duties; Issues identification; Educational levels.