Men and Women of the Corporation: New Edition (Revised)
In this landmark work on corporate power, especially as it relates to women, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, the distinguished Harvard management thinker and consultant, shows how the careers and self-images of the managers, professionals, and executives, and also those of the secretaries, wives of managers, and women looking for a way up, are determined by the distribution of power and powerlessness within the corporation. This new edition of her award-winning book has a major new afterward in which the author reviews and analyzes how attitudes and practices within the corporate power structure have changed in the 1990s.
NEWS & OPINION: Business Book Humiliations
Posted August 3, 2010, 1:43 PM with category of General BusinessPenguin's Portfolio imprint specializes in business books, and their Portfolio Javelin blog ("Business, Business Books, and the Business of Books") is a great read for any of us business book geeks. Yesterday, Will Weisser, Vice President and Associate Editor of Portfolio, wrote an entry inspired by a post in the Guardian's blog in which the author, Robert McCrum, confessed, despite his education and exposure to great books, that he had never read Middlemarch by George Eliot (if you too have not read Middlemarch, I highly recommend remedying that this summer--it's one of my favorites. ) McCrum then invites readers to share their book humiliations by listing the books that they regret never having read. Read more
NEWS & OPINION: In the Books - Off to the Printers VI
Posted January 5, 2010, 11:20 PM with category of General BusinessAnd now for another installment of articles from past issues of In the Books. Today we have Sally Haldorson, our resident wordsmith, up to bat. She wrote the article below for last year's annual after many years of seeing books by women authors stream into the office—too often with pink covers and suggestive titles. Read more
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