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Author: Anju Jain
Foreword/Introduction: Marshall Goldsmith
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780143426721
"The Only Book You Need to Succeed both at Work and Home In this engaging, witty and conversational book, Anju Jain explains why gender disparity is an issue both at home and work, and how that can be changed. With insights gained from extensive research and experience, she presents practical techniques in a simple matrix for women to use to become successful.
This book will help you to: • Increase your productivity • Create work-life balance • Get support from those who matter • Build your own brand at work • Reach your goals and succeed There are also interviews with key leaders—both women and men—who talk about the challenges they faced, and the solutions which worked for them.
Among those featured are Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Biocon), Sonia Singh (NDTV), Vasundhara Raje (politician), Devyani Rana (Caterpillar), Geetu Verma (Unilever), Ipsita Dasgupta (GE), Sunita Maheshwari (RxDx and Teleradiology Solutions), Vaishali Kasture (Deloitte Consulting), Divya Suri (Lalit Suri Resorts), Kumud Srinivasan (Intel), Gwen Ryan (EY), N.V. Tyagarajan (Genpact), Mohandas Pai (Manipal Global Education) and Raj Nayak (Colors TV). Full of interesting anecdotes and great advice, Step Up will both entertain and guide women towards personal and professional growth. "
‘A holistic, fresh look at how we can bring more women to leadership’
== Doug Oberhelman, Chairman and CEO, Caterpillar Inc.
‘Jain has integrated extremely well her personal experience, interviews and research data, to present a pragmatic approach to achieving success’
== Vinita Bali, Global Business leader and Independent Director
‘Jain outline the practical way forward, and the interviews are most inspiring’
== Arun Duggal, Formar CEO, Bank of America
‘A first-of-its-kind book which looks at the role of women in the workplace’
== D. Shivkumar, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo India
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
`Women have an enormous impact on society, as consumers and increasingly now as part of the workforce. India will see more women come into the workforce in the next thirty years as compared to men. Anju Jain has written a first-of-its-kind book, where she looks at the role of women in the workplace from various angles. This is the most comprehensive 360-degree view that I have read about this enormous opportunity waiting to explode in the Indian workplace'
== D. Shivakumar, chairman and CEO, PepsiCo India
‘This is a holistic, fresh look at how we can bring more women to leadership—by asking women, men and organizations to truly step up'
== Doug Oberhelman, chairman and CEO, Caterpillar Inc.
‘It is a very timely book on some very important issues affecting all societies. The case of the "missing women" in classrooms, factories, offices, executive suites and boardrooms is serious and remains unresolved. Jain outlines the practical way forward, and the interviews are most inspiring'
== Arun Duggal, former CEO, Bank of America
‘A very interesting take on women leadership. First of its kind to provide a coherent framework and strategies to change the missing women scenario in India'
== Om Prakash Bhatt, former chairman, State Bank of India
1. The past in the reason for Today
2. The Missing Women
3. Getting to the Root Cause
4. The So What-Do Women Matter?
5. Step Up
6. Strategy I: Own and Move Your Cheese: onboard Yourself
Define Your Vision
Build Your Efficacy
Engage with Your Career
7. Strategy II: Create Domestic Career Bliss: Onboard Your Family
Make room for your Spouse
Find Allies among Parents, In-laws and Children
8. Strategy III: Diffuse Those Smokescreens: Onboard Your Organization
Embrace the Four Ps
Leverage Organizational Infrastructure
9. Strategy IV: Manage the Pendulum Swing: Onboard Your Networks
Seek Help from Your Ecosystem
Integrate Work in Life
10. Strategy V: Partners in the Equation: A Simultaneous Lift
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