Celebrated annually on March 8th, the official theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Equality for women is progress for all” (United Nations). The following is a selection of recently published online books acquired by the library which explore women’s achievements in business, entrepreneurship and leadership:
- Female entrepreneurship and the new venture creation: an international overview by Dafna Kariv explores ways in which women approach the entrepreneurial enterprise, creates a theoretical framework for new venture creation, and includes a series of international case studies.
- Women entrepreneurs: inspiring stories from emerging economies and developing countries edited by Mauro Guillén is a collection of over twenty cases drawn from a range of industries and countries that explore the process by which women become entrepreneurs.
- Women and entrepreneurship : female durability, persistence and intuition at work by Beatrice E. Avolio Alecchi and Mirjana Radović-Marković focuses on emerging forms of entrepreneurship in developing economies.
- Womenpreneurs: 21st century success strategies by Dorothy Perrin Moore examines the changing work environment, as well as career strategies for women and female entrepreneurship.
- Women and the new business leadership by Peninah Thomson and Tom Lloyd explores how gender diversity in corporate boards can play in the reform of corporate governance systems.
- Leadership, gender, and organization edited by Patricia H. Werhane and Mollie Painter-Morland offers alternative paradigms for thinking about leadership and gender in organizations, using literature in systems thinking, systemic leadership, and gender theory.
- Dare: straight talk on confidence, courage, and career for women in charge by Becky Blalock includes advice and mentoring lessons from top women business leaders.
To access any of these books, click onto the book title, then click onto the orange “online access” button on the right hand side of the screen.
Drop by the David Lam Library to find more online and print books in these areas.