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This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women’s leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article.Key FeaturesProvides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.
Chapter 81: Women as Leaders in the Digital Age
Women as Leaders in the Digital Age
Newsweek's October 23, 2006, issue summed it up perfectly: Just a few years ago, “no one would have believed a 2005 survey would report that the iPod is more popular on college campuses than beer” (Levy, 2006). Digital technology transforms our world at a dizzying speed. In the past several years, the Internet has become a social medium, a true web in which users form and maintain relationships with people they have known for years and people they have never met. Internet usage is nearly ubiquitous in ...