The number of women in senior management remains stubbornly low. Women Who Succeed examines the real life experiences of forty-six senior women who have 'made it' into senior management. It considers the strategies that these women adopted, the support they received and the relationships they formed in building their careers.
Susan Durbin is Associate Professor in Employment Studies at the University of the West of England, UK. She researches gendered employment, specifically women in male dominated jobs and industries and has published her work in a number of academic journals and edited collections. She is an Associate Editor of the journal Gender, Work and Organization and works closely with organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
2. Strangers in Paradise? Women, Work and Management
3. Through the Glass Ceiling and Beyond: getting in/getting on
4. Who Supports Senior Women? The role of mentors
5. Who Inspires Senior Women? Role Models
6. Who Connects with Senior Women? Networking
7. Conclusions and Future Directions