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The New CEOs : Women, African American, Latino, and Asian American Leaders of Fortune 500 Companies - Richard L. Zweigenhaft

The New CEOs

Women, African American, Latino, and Asian American Leaders of Fortune 500 Companies


Published: 16th July 2011
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The New CEOs looks at the women and people of color leading Fortune 500 companies, exploring the factors that have helped them achieve success and their impact on the business world and society more broadly. As recently as fifteen years ago, there had only been three women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, and no African Americans. As of July 2010, there had been 73 women, African American, Latino, and Asian CEOs of Fortune 500 companies???some well-known, like Carly Fiorina of Hewlett Packard, and some less-known. Richard L. Zweigenhaft and G. William Domhoff look at these 'new CEOs' closely. Weaving compelling interview excerpts with new research, the book traces how these new CEOs came to power, questions whether they differ from white male Fortune 500 CEOs in meaningful ways, asks whether the companies that hired them differ from other companies, and discusses what we can learn about power in America from the emergence of these new CEOs. As Americans continue to debate corporate compensation, glass ceilings, and 'colorblind' relationships, The New CEOs shares information critical to understanding our current situation and looks toward the future in our increasingly globalized world.

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Chapter 1: Setting the Stage: The Changing Role of the CEO and the Recent Emergence of Women, African American, Latino and Asian American CEOs
Chapter 2: The Women Fortune 500 CEOs
Chapter 3: The African American Fortune 500 CEOs
Chapter 4: Going Global: Latino and Asian American Fortune 500 CEOs
Chapter 5: Where Do They Fit in the Corporate Elite, and How Do They Compare with Jewish and Gentile Male CEOs?
Chapter 6: Why Now, and What's Next?
Appendix 1: The New CEOs
Appendix 2: Baby-Faced and More: CEOs and Skin Color
Appendix 3: Funding the Corporate-Mediated Pipeline

ISBN: 9781442207677
ISBN-10: 1442207671
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 16th July 2011
Publisher: University Press of America