Where Women Are Leaders : The Sewa Movement in India
Kalima Rose
Investing in Women : Progress and Prospects for the World Bank (Policy Essay, No. 19)
Mayra Buvinic, Catherine Gwin, Lisa M. Bates

Investments in women matter not only to their own well-being, but also to that of their families, communities, and countries. This Policy Essay examines specific initiatives and projects aimed to benefit women in major sectors of World Bank project lending and considers the potential of the Bank to do even more.
America's Competitive Secret : Utilizing Women As a Management Strategy
Judy B. Rosener


America's Competitive Secret offers compelling evidence that the changes that help businesses more fully utilize the talents of women are the same changes that will give them an important edge in today's fast-changing, service oriented, global workplace.
Where Women Stand : An International Report on the Status of Women in 140 Countries
Naomi Neft, Ann D. Levine


Find out information on a multitude of important issues, and discover facts pertinent to anyone concerned about women's issues and women's status in the growing global community. Based largely on United Nations documents and unpublished reports commissioned by the U.N., Where Women Stand provides the latest facts on women in the world around us.
Nine Parts of Desire : The Hidden World of Islamic Women
Geraldine Brooks


"Geraldine Brooks spent two years as a Middle East news correspondent, covering the death of Khomeini and the like. She also learned a lot about what it's like for Islamic women today. Brooks' book is exceedingly well-done--she knows her Islamic lore and traces the origins of today's practices back to Mohammed's time. Personable and very readable, Brooks takes us through the women's back door entrance of the Middle East for an unusual and provocative view." - Travel Editor
Advancing Women in Business -The Catalyst Guide: Best Practices from the Corporate Leaders
Catalyst


Drawn from the latest research on women and business, this guide details the key best practices in areas such as leadership, career development, flexible work arrangements, succession planning and sexual harassment prevention. Companies included (such as Deloitte & Touche, Motorola, and JC Penney) illustrate how smart organizations can successfully keep women from jumping ship (for whatever reason) in a highly competitive market.
Advancing Gender Equality from Concepts to Action : From Concept to Action
Anjana Bhushan, Na Minh Chau Nguyen
Built to Last : Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
James C. Collins, Jerry I. Porras (Contributor)


Based on a groundbreaking and influential research project, this Industry Week Book of the Year for 1995 has begun to fundamentally change the way in which executives think about long-term success. This new edition features an Introduction by the authors which describes what they have learned since the book's original publication.
The Age of Heretics : Heroes, Outlaws, and the Forerunners of Corporate Change
Art Kleiner


"Radical behavior is rarely acknowledged as a characteristic of the corporate world, where status quo is generally king and revolutionary thought usually banished to the fringes. In The Age of Heretics, however, journalist Art Kleiner shows that a powerful group of progressive thinkers really did exist within the realm of traditional business during the tumultuous 1960s. These figures actually helped transform that environment just as their better-known anti-establishment allies were reshaping other institutions throughout society." - Business and Investment Editor
Gender and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict : The Politics of Women's Resistance
Simona Sharoni

Composing a Life
Mary Catherine Bateson


With startling originality, Mary Catherine Bateson explores "that act of creation that engages us all-the composition of our lives" by interweaving portraits of five extraordinary women, including herself.
Faith and Freedom
Afkhami, Mahnaz