Management Review

Articles from Vol. 81, No. 3, March

Are You Visible?
Don't try to reach me today. I'm in transit. Except for 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. when I'll be materializing at a business meeting in Syracuse, N.Y Short meeting. Long trip. I'm trying to think of it as management-byflying-around, in the tradition of Sam...
Be Your Own Boss? Millions of Women Get Down to Business
If art imitates life, then 61year-old cartoon strip character Blondie Bumstead's foray last Labor Day into the entrepreneurial world is a sign of the times. When Blondie started up her own catering business unwittingly or not her creator tapped into...
Breaking the Glass ... or Just Window Dressing?
With all the zeal of a sideshow barker working the crowd, programs for the development of women in corporations have proliferated in the past 15 years. Sometimes what is behind the curtain, however, has turned out to be an inducement consisting more...
Career Goal: Corporate Treasurer
As vice president and treasurer of Monsanto Company in St. Louis, Juanita Hinshaw has the distinction of being one of two women vice presidents heading this Fortune 100 manufacturer of chemical, agricultural, pharmaceutical and food products. Her duties...
Dismantling the Glass Ceiling
In a keynote speech before New York City's labor/management I community, Rosalie Gaull Silberman, vice chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, defined the term "glass ceiling" as an invisible, inpenetrable barrier to advancement for...
Emerging Technologies Offer New Competitive Opportunities
While it may be unnecessary to understand the intricate physics involved when you flip the wall switch to light up a room, it is important to know that there is indeed a switch, what to do with it, where it's located, and how to change the fuse. If...
Flexing More Than Muscle: Employees Want Time on Their Side
It's the bout of the decade: In one corner stands workdesks piled high with papers, phones and fax machines ringing, computers churning out progress reports and people involved in other comer stands work's most ardent competitors: family and leisure...
Job Candidates Wanted: Talented Women Please Apply
Are companies getting more serious about hiring women managers? Recruiters who run executive search firms around the country believe that women are being considered for key positions more often. They're almost always competing against men, however....
Lessons out of School: The German Benchmark in Training
It's a common criticism: American secondary schools are not training students successfully to enter the workforce. Only 30 percent of American students are expected to graduate from college, yet today, those high schoolers who opt out of a college...
The '90S Woman Makes Strides Down Madison Avenue
The Avon lady is no longer cheerfully ringing suburban doorbells, and the chorus is no longer harmoniously crooning that gentlemen prefer Hanes. You won't spot that Maidenform woman showing up at business meetings in her underwear anymore, and that...
Translate Fury into Action
The Hill-Thomas hearings last fall made Washington, and the rest of the country, cringe. Testimony included graphic accounts of Pornographic movies and bestial behavior. It was offensive at best, but the specific subject matter wasn't the real issue....
What Do Women Want, Anyway?
The title of this column is a question that Sigmund Freud allegedly asked a colleague. The fact that men are still asking that question tells us where society is today, which isn't exactly a compliment. Having criticized my brothers, allow me to...
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