Women and Leadership Bibliography
Prepared and maintained by the Institute for Women’s Leadership Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
WOMEN AND WORK
Adler, Nancy J. Competitive Frontiers: Women Managers in a Global Economy.
Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
Adler, Nancy, “Global Leaders: Women of Influence,” Handbook of Gender and Work.
Agonito, Rosemary. No More “Nice Girl:” Power, Sexuality, and Success in the
Workplace. Holbrook, MA: Adams Media Corporation, 1993.
Burk, Martha. Cult of Power: Sex Discrimination in Corporate America and What Can
Be Done About It. New York: Scribner, 2005.
Catalyst, The Double-Bind Dilemma for Women in Leadership: Damned if You Do,
Doomed if You Don’t. 2007. learn more.
Ely, Robin, E. Foldy, and M. Scully, eds. Reader in Gender, Work, and Organization.
MA: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2003.
Enkelis, Liane and Karen Olsen. On Our Own Terms: Portraits of Women Business
Leaders. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1995.
Evans, Gail. She Wins, You Win: The Most Important Rule Every Businesswoman
Needs to Know. Gotham Books, 2003.
Fels, Anna. Necessary Dream: Ambition in Women’s Changing Lives. New York:
Harrington, Mona. Women Lawyers: Rewriting the Rules. New York: Penguin Group
USA, Inc., 1995.
Heim, Pat and Susan K. Golant. Hardball for Women: Winning at the Game of Business.
Los Angeles: Lowell House, 1992.
Helgesen, Sally. The Female Advantage: Women’s Ways of Leadership. New York:
Parker, P. S. and D. T. Olgivie. “Gender, Culture, and Leadership: Toward a Culturally
Distinct Model of African American Women Executives’ Leadership Struggles.”
Leadership Quarterly 7 (1996): 189-214.
Reskin, Barbara F. “Including Mechanisms in Our Models of Ascriptive Inequality.” 2002
Presidential Address, American Sociological Review, 2003.
Roos, Patricia A, and Mary L. Gatta, “Gender (in)equity in the academy: Subtle
mechanisms and the production of inequality,” Research in Social Stratification
and Mobility, Kevin T. Leicht, ed. 2009.
Rosener, Judy B. America’s Competitive Secret: Utilizing Women as a Management
Strategy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
---. “Ways Women Lead.” Harvard Business Review, November-December 1990:
Stone, Pamela. Opting Out?: Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home. CA:
University of California Press, 2006.
Valian, Virginia. “Sex, Schemas, and Success: What’s Keeping Women Back,” Academe,
Sep-Oct 1998: Vol. 84 Issue 5, p50.
Williams, Joan. Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do
About It. NY: Oxford University Press, 2000.
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