Leadership and the Sexes: Using Gender Science to Create Success in Business (J-B US non-Franchise Leadership)

Leadership and the Sexes: Using Gender Science to Create Success in Business (J-B US non-Franchise Leadership)

By: Barbara Annis (author), Michael Gurian (author)Hardback

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Michael Gurian's trademark use of brain science in gender studies together with real life examples of what is currently happening in business leadership make this an important resource for businesses and organizations. It provides new vision and useful practical applications, helping women and men in the workplace become more effective and fulfilled, and ultimately helping businesses and business leaders realize increased profits. Through examples and case studies from companies like Kodak, Nike, Nintendo, Home Depot, Proctor & Gamble, Avon, and Disney, the book shows readers how ignoring gender diversity actually impedes the true potential of any business.

About Author

Michael Gurian is a thought-leader, corporate consultant, family therapist, and the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-five books, including Leading Partners, The Wonder of Girls, Boys and Girls Learn Differently!, The Wonder of Boys, and The Minds of Boys.?The co-founder of the Gurian Institute, he has spearheaded a national effort to provide communities and corporations with training in brain-based gender issues.? Barbara Annis is a thought-leader, corporate consultant on gender intelligence and inclusive leadership, CEO of Barbara Annis & Associates, and author of Same Words, Different Language. She has more than twenty years' experience as a specialist in gender issues in the workplace. Annis and her associates have delivered large-scale corporate projects on leadership, gender intelligence, and diversity. She also serves on the Harvard KSG Women's Leadership Board.


Introduction: How Gender Intelligence Leads to Balanced, Authentic Leadership. I: THE THEORY. Gender Intelligence - The Natural Differences Between Men and Women. 1. Understanding the New Science of Gender Intelligence. 2. Understanding How the Male and Female Brain Work Differently. 3. Understanding How Men and Women Lead Differently. II: FOUR GENDERTOOLS: PUTTING GENDER INTELLIGENCE TO WORK IMMEDIATELY. 4. GenderTool 1: Improving Your Negotiation Skills with Both Genders. 5. GenderTool 2: Running a Gender-Balanced Meeting. 6. GenderTool 3: Improving Your Communication Skills with Women and Men. 7. GenderTool 4: Improving Your Conflict Resolution Skills with Men and Women. III: THE APPLICATIONS: ENSURING BALANCED LEADERSHIP IN MANAGEMENT. 8. Helping Women: Retaining, Motivating, and Working with Female Talent. 9. Helping Men: Recognizing Men's Leadership Strengths and Solving Issues Men Face. 10. GenderTool 5: Practicing Gender-Intelligent Mentoring and Coaching in Your Corporation. Epilogue: The Future of Gender. Notes and Resources. Appendix: Gender/Brain Spectrum Surveys for Men and Women. About the Authors. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780787997038
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780787997038
  • weight: 478
  • ISBN10: 078799703X

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