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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Additional Reading on Women in Leadership

The following is a recommended reading list based on the Harvard Busines Review Spotlight Section on Women in Leadership:

  • Women and Leadership: Defining the Challenges, by Robin J. Ely and Deborah L. Rhode. From The Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice.
http://hbr.org/product/women-and-leadership-defining-the-challenges/an/6144BC-PDF-ENG
  • "Impossible Selves: Image Strategies and Identity Threat in Professional Women's Career Transitions,by Herminia Ibarra and Jennifer Petriglieri
http://www.insead.edu/facultyresearch/research/doc.cfm?did=18696
  • "Taking Gender into Account: theory and Design for Women's Leadership Development Programs," by Robin J. Ely, Herminia Ibarra, and Deborah Kolb
http://www.insead.edu/facultyresearch/research/doc.cfm?did=48085


  • The Feminine Mistake: Are We Giving Up Too Much, by Leslie Bennetts. 2007
  • Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg. 2013
  • Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A NICE GIRLS Book), by Lois P. Frankel. 2010 reprint
Note: You may want to join the LinkedIn group: Women's Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLDI). They post some interesting articles and have an active discussion board. Also a networking opportunity!

If you have a good article feel free to post a link in the comment section. Ideas welcome. 

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