Career Savvy Women
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- McKinsey 2008

Resources for registered users

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Recommended Reading, Books, Articles and Reports


  • Avivah Whittenberg-Cox and Alison Maitland. (2008) Why Women Mean Business. Jossey- Bass
  • Tannen, D. (1992), You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation, Virago Press.
  • Frankel, Lois, P. (2010), Nice Girls Don't Get The Corner Office: 101 unconscious mistakes women make that sabotage their careers, Warner Business Books
  • Tarr-Whelan, Linda. (2009), Women Lead The Way: your guide to stepping up to leadership and changing the world, Berrett-Koehler
  • Kellerman, Barbara; Rhode, Deborah, L. (2007), Women and Leadership: the state of play and strategies for change, Jossey-Bass
  • Hewlett, Sylvia Anne. (2007), Off Ramps and On Ramps: keeping talented women on the road to success, Harvard Business School Press.
  • Thompson, P and Graham J (2005) A Woman's Place is in the Boardroom, Palgrave
  • Goldsmith Marshall with Reiter Mark, (2007) What Got you Here Won't Get you There, New York, Hyperion
  • Kramer, Vicki and Konrad, Alison (2006) How Many Women Do Boards Need? Harvard Business Review
  • Babcock L and Laschever S, (2008) Why Women Don't Ask: the high cost of avoiding negotiation and positives strategies for change, Piatikus
  • Dickson, A. (1982), A Woman in Your Own Right: Assertiveness and You, Quartet Books.
  • Duff, Carolyn S. (1999), Learning from other women: How to benefit from the knowledge, wisdom and experience of female mentors, Amacom.
  • Peters Tom, (1999) The Brand You, Knopf


  • Barsh, J; Cranston, Susie; Craske, Rebecca. (2008), Centred Leadership: how talented women thrive, McKinsey Quarterly, Issue 4, p35-36
  • Tannen, Deborah (1995), The Power of Talk: who gets heard and why, Harvard Business Review, September, Vol. 73, p138-148.
  • Eagly, Alice, H; Carli, Linda, L; (2007), Women and the Labyrinth of leadership, Harvard Business Review, September, Vol. 85 (9), p63-71.


  • Catalyst, (2007) The Double Bind Dilemna for Women in Leadership: Damned if you Do, Doomed if you Don't
  • Catalyst (2008) The Unwritten Rules (2008) What You Don't Know Can Hurt Your Career

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