Successful Professional Women of the Americas: From Polar Winds to Tropical Breezes
A fascinating, important study. . . Highly recommended. E. Hu-DeHart, Choice This accessible and original book relates the fascinating story of successful women across the Americas: women who are managers, business owners, university professors and admini
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academic aﬀect Americas Argentina Argentinean attributed Barbados barriers behaviour Brazil Brazilian women Canada Canadian career Caribbean cent challenges Chapter Chile Chilean women Concordia University conﬁdence countries deﬁned deﬁnition developed diﬀerences diﬃcult economic eﬀect eﬀort employees entrepreneurs environment ethnic Eva Perón example external factors feel female ﬁeld ﬁnd ﬁndings ﬁrms ﬁrst goals higher Hofstede Hofstede’s husband identiﬁed important included individual individualism/collectivism INEGI inﬂuence inﬂuential internal locus Jamaica labour leaders leadership styles locus of control luck Mahatma Gandhi male maquiladora mentoring Mexican Mexico mother need for achievement Newfoundland one’s opportunities organization organizational participation personal characteristics positions power distance professional success professions proﬁle programmes reﬂected respondents role models sample satisﬁed scores self-conﬁdence self-eﬃcacy signiﬁcant signiﬁcantly social speciﬁc St Vincent successful women survey themes uncertainty avoidance University variables woman workforce
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