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Title Success strategies for women in science : a portable mentor / edited by Peggy A. Pritchard.

Imprint Burlington, MA : Elsevier Academic Press, 2006.


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 Axe Books 24x7 Business E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 316 pages) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Continuing professional development
Continuing professional development (Burlington, Mass.)
Summary The under-representation of women in science is a well-documented fact that is of increasing concern to educators, administrators and government policy makers. This book, for women nearing the end of their formal training and beginning their careers in science, draws upon the experience of successful female scientists in academia, industry and research institutes from across North America and Europe. The contributors provide readers with a broad perspective on life as a scientist. Chapters address topics such as mentorship, networking and balancing career and family responsibilities and discusses the current issues and concerns women face in their careers. * Details skills complementing scientific training and expertise that are proven to enhance potential for success, including networking and mental toughness * Provides insights into balancing professional and personal responsibilities * Written by outstanding female scienctists representing diverse scientific backgrounds and interests * Offers pracical advice and real-life stories that address currrent issues and concerns * A professional resource with international perspective.
Contents Contributors -- Foreward -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- Prologue: "A Magnificent Obsession" -- Career Management -- Continuing Professional Development -- Training and Working Abroad -- Climbing the Ladder -- Mentoring -- Networking -- Mental Toughness -- Personal Style -- Communicating Science -- Time Stress -- Balancing Professional and Personal Life Transitions Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Career management / Peggy A. Pritchard -- Continuing professional development / Christine Faerber and Anngienetta Johnson -- Training and working abroad / Mary Osborn -- Climbing the ladder / Ilene J. Busch-Vishniac -- Mentoring / Christine S. Grant -- Networking / Patricia Rankin and Joyce McCarl Nielsen -- Mental toughness / Peggy A. Pritchard -- Personal style / M. Elizabeth Cannon and Kathleen Sendall -- Communicating science / Christine Szymanski -- Time stress / Peggy A. Pritchard -- Balancing professional and personal life / Sarah E. Randolph [and others] -- Transitions / Margaret Ann-Armour and Dorothy Tovell.
Note Print version record.
Subject Women in science -- Vocational guidance.
Science -- Vocational guidance.
Femmes dans les sciences -- Orientation professionnelle.
Sciences -- Orientation professionnelle.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
Science -- Vocational guidance. (OCoLC)fst01108513
Women in science -- Vocational guidance. (OCoLC)fst01177985
Women, Working.
Career Mobility.
Vocational Guidance.
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Added Author Pritchard, Peggy A.
Other Form: Print version: Success strategies for women in science. Burlington, MA : Elsevier Academic Press, 2006 0120884119 9780120884117 (DLC) 2005027029 (OCoLC)61757925
ISBN 9780120884117
0080455654 (electronic bk.)
9780080455655 (electronic bk.)
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AU@ 000060527191
DEBBG BV039830409
DEBBG BV043066151
DEBBG BV044084303
DEBSZ 40530708X
DEBSZ 422262455
DEBSZ 430350554
NZ1 12434811
NZ1 14539918
YDXCP 2491290

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