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By Mimi Wolverton

Even supposing a lot has been written approximately leaders and management, we regrettably be aware of little in regards to the ladies who fill this actual position.

This book―the first in a sequence that explores girls leaders in several contexts―remedies this hole by way of proposing the reflections of 9 girls group collage, collage, and collage presidents on what they see as key tenets of management, illuminated through pivotal occasions of their careers.

These presidents understand the facility of phrases, and in telling their tales via those interviews with the authors, they tell us who they're, what their visions are, and what they value.

While they convey a few modifications of their emphases on specific management features, they exhibit outstanding unanimity of their ideals as to that are the main important―competence, credibility, and verbal exchange.

The members talk about the growing to be possibilities for girls in greater schooling management, with out minimizing the obstacles that also exist, nor the potential of backlash opposed to robust and assertive ladies. They tension the necessity for girls to be very cautious approximately making the right kind offerings for themselves; to stability own existence and paintings; and to effectively organize for management.

This booklet either breaks new floor, and provides information for girls who aspire to positions of leadership―in any box of undertaking.

The Presidents:

Gretchen M. Bataille, college of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Barbara Douglass, Northwestern Connecticut group university, Winsted, CT
Mildred García, California country collage, Dominguez Hills
Carol C. Harter, collage of Nevada, Las Vegas
Mamie Howard-Golladay, Sullivan County group collage, Loch Sheldrake, NY
Martha T. Nesbitt, Gainesville kingdom university, Gainesville, Georgia
Pamela Sue Shockley-Zalabak, collage of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Betty L. Siegel, Kennesaw country college, Kennesaw, GA
Karen Gayton Swisher, Haskell Indian international locations collage, Lawrence, KS

Each confronts her global with grace, her paintings with ardour, and her lifestyles with enthusiasm.

The sequence: Pathways to Leadership is a sequence approximately winning ladies who've reached the top in their careers. It positive aspects tales approximately notable girls who've stumbled on paths to success―whether it’s top a school or college or changing into winning students in technological know-how and engineering or thriving in another male-dominated enviornment.

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