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Korean Women in Leadership

Editors:
Cho, Yonjoo
McLean, Gary N.

ISBN:
978 3 319 64270 3
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
297
List price(s):
159.00 USD
112.00 GBP
139.99 EUR

Publication date:
26 December 2017

Short description: 

The book focuses on the historical, political, economic, and cultural elements of Korea and the strong influence these have on women leaders in the nation.

Full description: 

The book focuses on the historical, political, economic, and cultural elements of Korea and the strong influence these have on women leaders in the nation. It examines challenges and opportunities for women leaders as they try to balance their professional and personal lives. A team of leading experts familiar with the aspirations and frustrations of Korean women offer insight into the coexistence of traditional and modern values. It is an eye-opening look at the convergence and divergence across Korean sectors that international leadership researchers, students, and managers need to know in order to realize and appreciate the potential of Korean women leaders.

Table of contents: 

PART 1. OPENING Chapter 1: The Status of Women Leaders in South Korea: Challenges and Opportunities Chapter 2: Korean Women in Leadership: Family Roles Chapter 3: Overcoming Cultural Constraints: Essential to Korean Women's Leadership Success in Korea Chapter 4: A New Perspective on Korean Women Leaders' Career Development PART 2: SIGNS OF HOPEChapter 5: Policies and Legislation for Women in Korea from the 1990s to the Present Chapter 6: Educational Opportunities for Developing Korean Women LeadersPART 3: SECTOR PERSPECTIVESChapter 7: Women Leaders in the Corporate Sector Chapter 8: Women's Leadership in Family Business Organizations Chapter 9: Women Entrepreneurs in Korea Chapter 10: Korean Women Leaders in the Government Sector Chapter 11: Women Leaders in the Education Sector Chapter 12: Korean Women Leaders in the NGO Sector PART 4: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVESChapter 13: Korean Women in Leadership in an Asian Context Chapter 14: Women in Leadership: Non-Asian Context with a Focus on Higher Education PART 5: CLOSINGChapter 15: Convergence, Divergence, and Crossvergence Related to Women in Leadership:Where Does Korea Fit Globally?

Biography: 

Yonjoo Cho is Associate Professor of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University, USA. She serves as an Associate Editor of the Human Resource Development Review and also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Human Resource Development Quarterly, European Journal of Training and Development, and Action Learning: Research and Practice.Gary N. McLean is President of McLean Global Consulting, Inc. and Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota, USA. He is the editor of Korean Philately and served as president of the AHRD and the International Management Development Association.

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