The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, Education and Careers in a Digital World Everything we do is impacted by technologyhow we communicate with others, connect at work, learn at school, and live our lives. We are accustomed to and dependent on technology. But how do we rethink our approach to the new technologic world of work, leadership, lifelong learning, skill development, and careers? The accelerated pace of...
Dr. Tracey Wilen's 11th book, Employed for Life: 21st-Century Career Trends is the first book to explore career development from the viewpoints of firm managers, human resources professionals, recruiters, job seekers, and employees. It examines such topics as new developments in recruiting and career development; the ways social, cultural, and technological forces have changed careers; and best practices for job hunting and career planning.
Higher education in the U.S. has traditionally prepared students for work and social success, but with families, work, and society itself undergoing revolutionary change, is this preparation sufficient to develop the 21st-century workforce? This book explores how evolving family structures, new ways of balancing work and personal lives, and rapid technological advancements will transform the ways that U.S. colleges and universities develop well-educated, career-oriented citizens.
Women Lead is an in-depth examination of women’s role in today’s workplace. Drawing on interviews with nearly 200 women leaders, and survey responses from more than 3000 male and female managers, the book explains 21st-century career trends and provides practical advice to help women excel in the new world of work.
.edu: Technology and Learning Environments in Higher Education edu: Technology and Learning Environments in Higher Education discusses how higher education institutions can use these technologies to enable learning environments. In the future, students will have complete access to any higher education resource, including expert scholars, lectures, content, courseware, collaborative dialogues, information exchanges, hands-on learning, and research - no matter where they are located.
This practical handbook helps counteract these attitudes to bolster the visiting businesswoman's authority and effectiveness. Extensive checklists summarize winning strategies for negotiating, dining, attending meetings, and handling 'awkward' situations. Also included are travel tips and overviews of business and entertainment protocol in each country, as well as advice on presentations and personal safety.
Mexico for Women in Business is Dr. Tracey Wilen’s sixth book in her series on women and international business. This book synthesizes the results of her comprehensive study of American businesswomen who conduct business with Mexico. She explains the advantages and challenges that women have when working with Mexican businessmen. Presented in an easy-to-read and practical format, the book provides valuable tips and strategies for business success.
Europe for Women in Business is a guidebook for women and men on business etiquette and protocol in the following countries: Britain, France, Germany and Italy. This easy to read book is suitable for the novice and expert business travels. Highlights in the book include tips on negotiating, business protocol, social etiquette and general tips for each country. Additional sections address safety issues, the status of women in each country as well as interesting travel tidbits.
International Business: A Basic Guide for Women Take the mystery out of doing business internationally. This handbook is a must for women and men who would like a little insight into the business customs around the world. There are helpful tips that will help the business traveler avoid embarrassing faux-pas.
Based on interviews with women executives and entrepreneurs who have succeeded in China, this concise book offers straightforward advice for avoiding gender and cultural obstacles. Topics include travel, gaining cultural awareness, establishing credibility, understanding negotiation protocol and process, coping with harassment, and entertaining, plus background on women in Chinese history and society.
This insightful guidebook examines the uniquely delicate situation that confronts every Western businesswoman traveling to Japan or meeting Japanese clients at her home office. Using real-life anecdotes, cultural explanations, and extensive lists of tactics and do’s and don'ts, Doing Business with Japanese Men teaches women how to quickly establish authority and work effectively.
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