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Does woman + a network = career progression?

Perriton, Linda (2006) Does woman + a network = career progression? Leadership. pp. 101-113. ISSN 1742-7150

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Abstract

Question: I am an ambitious and talented junior manager who has recently been hired by FAB plc, a large multinational company. I am also a woman and, as part of my induction pack, have received an invitation to join FABFemmes - the in-company women's network. I don't think my gender has been an obstacle to my success thus far and so I don't really feel the need to join. But on the other hand I don't want to turn my back on something that might offer me a useful source of contacts to help me advance up the career ladder. What would be the best thing to do? - Ms Ambitious, UK.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright © 2006 Sage Publications. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy. This is an author produced version of a paper subsequently published in 'Leadership'.
Academic Units: The University of York > The York Management School
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2013 14:20
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715006060655
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/2419

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