Corporate Mobility and Paths to the Top: Studies for Human Resource and Management Development Specialists

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Copyright Acknowledgments
The authors gratefully acknowledge permission to quote the following:
J. B. Forbes ( 1987). "Early intraorganizational mobility: Patterns and influences". Academy of Management Journal, 30, 110-125. Reprinted by permission of The Academy of Management.
J. B. Forbes & J. E. Piercy ( 1983). "Rising to the top: Executive women in 1983 and beyond". Reprinted from Business Horizons, 26( 5), 38-57. Copyright 1983 by the Foundation for the School of Business at Indiana University. Used with permission.
J. B. Forbes, J. E. Piercy, & T. L. Hayes ( 1988). "Women executives: Breaking down barriers?" Reprinted from Business Horizons, 31( 6), 6-9. Copyright 1988 by the Foundation for the School of Business at Indiana University. Used with permission.
J. E. Piercy & J. B. Forbes (forthcoming). "The phases of the chief executive's career". Reprinted from Business Horizons, forthcoming. Copyright forthcoming by the Foundation for the School of Business at Indiana University. Used with permission.
J. E. Piercy and J. B. Forbes ( 1986). "The functional backgrounds of chief executives: Differences across time and industries". Akron Business and Economic Review, 17, 27-32. Used with permission.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents ix
  • Illustrations xiii
  • Preface xv
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - The Early Years 7
  • Conclusions 20
  • 3 - The Early Competition: Tournament or Horse Race? 23
  • 4 47
  • 5 - Paths to the Top for Women 67
  • 6 - The Origins and Formative Years of the Chief Executive Officer 93
  • 7 - Industry Differences and Changes Over Time in the Career Paths of Chief Executives 119
  • 8 - Bottom to Top: The Career of the Chief Executive Officer 141
  • 9 - The Route to the Top: Climbing on the Decisions of Others 171
  • References 195
  • Index 203
  • About the Authors 209
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