Breaking the glass ceiling: can women reach the top of America's largest corporations?
Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Nov 1, 1992 - Business & Economics - 231 pages
Women compose nearly half of today's workforce, are in more management positions than ever before, and have reached every level of the Fortune 500--except the most important ones. This book explodes long-held myths and provides practical advice on the first steps needed to effectively break the glass ceiling.
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