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The Handbook of Gender and Work provides a comprehensive overview and synthesis of the literature and knowledge about gender and work. It equips the reader with a solid understanding of where we stand on gender and work issues and what the next directions for research and assessment will be. Under the skilled leadership of editor Gary N. Powell, an outstanding group of multidisciplinary and international researchers and scholars deliver their summary and analysis of current research and their views on how gender and work intersect along a variety of societal, economic, interpersonal, and organizational paradigms.

Global Leaders: Women of Influence
Global leaders: Women of influence
Nancy J.Adler

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history, but to shape history.

—U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright1
Global Leadership: 21st-Century Challenges

Vaclav Havel (1994), president of the Czech Republic, eloquently explains,

There are good reasons for suggesting that the modern age has ended. Many things indicate that we are going through a transitional period, when it seems that something is on the way out and something else is painfully being born. It is as if something were crumbling, decaying and exhausting itself, while something else, still indistinct, were arising from the rubble. (p. A27)

Havel's appreciation of the transition that the world is experiencing is certainly important ...

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