Career Patterns and Policies of Female Leaders in China
China’s late Chairman Mao Zedong once said “Women hold up half the world”, but in several respects the full emancipation of women still remains a global challenge. This book, based on extensive empirical studies on Chinese female leaders in different fields, develops a “female professional status attainment theory”. It summarizes the conditions for Chinese women to become leaders in various professions as the following: increased human, economic and social capital; gender equality awareness; gender-friendly environment; and improved work-life-balance. The book also proposes supporting policies for the development of high-level female talents female leaders in three different sectors: women in politics, in professional fields, and in enterprise management. With the comprehensive perspectives of female leaders’ development that addresses women’s unique needs in organizations, this book is a good choice for researchers and readers who are interested in China’s top-level talent development, gender equality and women’s professional attainment.
|Ausgabe||1st ed. 2021|