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A Global Perspective on Women in Leadership and Work-Family Integration

Breaking Balance

Editor(s): Kerri Cissna-Heath, Margaret J. Weber

Book Description

There are countless books on the market that address the personal challenges and institutional barriers that ambitious female leaders face in the United States. This volume furthers the conversation by comparing the experiences of women in leadership with regards to work-life balance from eight different countries around the globe. Collecting stories from women in the United States, Costa Rica, India, Iran, Nigeria, Norway, Sri Lanka, and Uganda, this volume provides insights into the issues women face globally regarding leadership and work-family integration. It offers a variety of perspectives from around the world, and highlights a variety of cultural norms regarding work and family integration.


ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-4198-6
ISBN-10: 1-5275-4198-3
Date of Publication: 01/01/2020
Pages / Size: 203 / A5
Price: £61.99


Dr Margaret J. Weber is Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University, USA, and is Founder of Influencing Voices, a consulting group dedicated to empowering women in finding their voice for leadership and service. She serves as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Women, Faith and Leadership at the Institute for Global Engagement, USA, and previously held other leadership roles at Oklahoma State University.

Dr Kerri Cissna is an Adjunct Faculty in the Undergraduate Communication Division at Pepperdine University, USA, where she formerly served as Assistant Vice Chancellor at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology. She has a doctorate in Education, and is currently completing a PhD in Global Leadership and Change. She has worked in higher education for 15 years in a variety of capacities and focuses her research agenda on designing a thriving corporate culture, women in leadership and work-family integration, inclusive leadership, and workplace spirituality.