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The Glass Cliff

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A HUNDRED miles from Manhattan in the swanky beachside enclave of East Hampton, Long Island, the Greta Garbo of Lehman Brothers has gone to ground. The bankrupt bank's former chief financial officer, Erin Callan, lives in a wood-shingled house, attends spin classes at a local gym and is dating a fireman. Smart, sassy, young and charismatic, Callan was briefly the golden girl of Wall Street. In television appearances, she adopted a plain-speaking patter in the northern spring of 2008 to reassure investors over the future of the 158-year-old investment bank. She seemed a refreshing change from the middle-aged men around her. ...
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REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
This Side of the Pond | Are Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer Perched ...
Diane Sawyer recently took over the anchor chair of ABC World News from Charles Gibson, transforming the evening news landscape with two of the three major network prime-time newscasts now anchored by women. Katie Couric made history only three years ago as the first woman to solo a major network nightly news program, CBS Nightly News. These are important milestones for women, to be sure. But these significant milestones for women come at a perilous time in the history of television, when network news is viewed as an ailing franchise. The growth and proliferation of cable television programming and the ever-intensifying ... market research, surveys and trends
Lehman Brothers' golden girl, Erin Callan: through the glass ...
Lehmans’ chief financial officer as it lurched towards bankruptcy, Callan was underqualified and overpromoted – but her big error was taking the job A hundred miles from Manhattan in the swanky beachside enclave of East Hampton, the so-called Greta Garbo of Lehman Brothers has gone to ground. The bankrupt bank’s former chief financial officer, Erin Callan, lives quietly in a wood-shingled house, attends spin classes at a local gym and is dating a New York fireman. Smart, sassy, young and charismatic, Callan was briefly the golden girl of Wall Street. In multiple television appearances, Callan adopted a plain-speaking ... market research, surveys and trends

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THE GLASS CLIFF

Women and Minorities in Management - organization, levels, system ...
For centuries, women have served their families—preparing food, making clothes, and performing other functions—to make homes for their husbands and children. As times changed and economic opportunities moved from the farms to the factories, the roles of women began to evolve. Instead of staying home and producing goods for the family, women began looking for jobs outside the home. While many women worked in traditionally "female" occupations such as teaching and nursing, many women began working in factories or low-paying clerical and labor jobs. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: The Importance of Increasing the ...
Australian companies are lagging behind much of the world when it comes to the representation of women in executive and senior management positions The Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency’s (EOWA) 2008 Census of Women in Leadership shows that Australian companies have a long way to go. The report found that there are only four female CEOs and four female chairs in the ASX top 200 companies. This compares to 13 women CEOs in the US Fortune 500 and 27 women CEOs and company heads in Canada’s FP500. Five percent of CEOs in New Zealand are women. These figures pose two important questions – what are ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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INFORMATION RESOURCES

The Glass Cliff: Evidence that Women are Over-Represented in ...
referring to this predicament as the 'glass cliff'. There is considerable anecdotal ..... politics: Further evidence for the existence of the glass cliff. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Women in Biomedical Careers - NIH Updates on Women in Science
On November 27–28, 2007 the Office of Research on Women’s Health coordinated efforts with the NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers for the National Leadership Workshop on Mentoring Women in Biomedical Careers. Hard copies of the Meeting Proceedings are now available by request (e-mail womeninscience@nih.gov ). An electronic version will be available online by February 1, 2009. The workshop had over 500 registrants from government, academia, industry, and other organizations, and resulted in a variety of themes, recommendations and best practices on mentoring. National Leadership Workshop ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Glass Ceiling Effect*
a glass ceiling effect. We then propose an empirical test based on these .... glass ceiling effect in conjunction with the second criterion specifying ...
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THE GLASS CLIFF
  1. profile image binkybinkz Must I climb the highest cliff; swim along the ocean floor Crawl over broken glass - would you demand that I do more?
  2. profile image JanneRyan RT @SummersAnne: Is Julia Gillard heading for the Glass Cliff?: http://t.co/8aDcYzO
  3. profile image feministbirther Is Julia Gillard heading for the Glass Cliff?: thegenderblog.com/2010/08/20/is-…
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Breaking Through The Glass Ceiling | LinkedIn Answers | LinkedIn
What are the top 3 or 4 things you would recommend to a senior level manager who is trying to move into the executive level ranks of an organization? Is a mental breakthrough, are their key core competencies one should demonstrate or is it all about who you know? posted October 23, 2007 in Staffing and Recruiting | Closed Share This Logistics Specialist see all my answers Best Answers in: Staffing and Recruiting (1), Project Management (1) This was selected as Best Answer Hello Darlene, I think the characteristic of being personable is underestimated. The extent to which you are able to get on well with others is a factor in ...
Melina or Mickie James? + EWF Friday Night in Hell Results ...
Tonight some some superstars and knockouts are introduced to the EWF universes you may heared of them or not so,some you love some you hate so let's get this show on the road! *Prasdana in ring segment* *Prasdana is shown in the ring* Prasdana:Look,I am really sick of you fans cheering for such losers like Don,Risky Business,Matt Miller,and now Amazing X *cheers* Amazing X what is so amazing about him anyway? his win last week was a fluke, first timers luck!*boos* And tonight Amazing X is going to prove that his win last weeks was just lucky! *boos* And maybe finally you stupid fan will see that your staring at the new ...