The Changing Face of Women in Asian Management (Hardcover)
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The influence of Asian cultures and religious traditions has often been used to explain Asian women''s under-utilization and under-representation in management. The this book examines the influence of culture and tradition on organizational and management practices and how these affect the progress of women in management in Asian economies.
The Asian countries in this collection have undergone rapid economic transformation. Moreover, much of what is known about women managers today is drawn from studies conducted in developed countries. Little is known of women as managers in Asia and the specific barriers these women face in the workplace. This book explores which organizational and management practices are universal and which are cultural specific and how these in turn affect the advancement of women in the Asian region. In addition, the ''voices'' of women managers are heard through the use of cases studies of outstanding local organzations and managers.