Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Execu- Tives in Corporate America (Hardcover )

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David A Thomas

  (Author),

John J Gabarro

  (Joint Author)
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Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Execu- Tives in Corporate America Book Description

"Breaking Through" profiles minority executives at three different firms who overcame barriers throughout their careers. It provides an unflinching look at the very real obstacles that await minorities in a workforce whose leadership is still predominantly white.
American companies may tout their equal opportunity initiatives, but with 95% of all executive-level positions in the US held by white males, most of these programs clearly fall far short of their goals when it comes to diversifying upper management. Yet, even in the face of such overwhelming odds, some minority executives do break through to the highest leadership ranks. What can we learn from these success stories? In one of the first in-depth studies to focus on minorities who have made it to the top, "Breaking Through" examines the crucial connection between corporate culture and the advancement of people of color.

"Breaking Through" profiles minority executives at three different firms who encountered -- and conquered -- barriers throughout their careers. From these compelling stories a distinct pattern emerges in the way minorities advance. The message is clear and startling: the path that leads minorities to the top is fundamentally different from the route followed by their white peers. Here are the determining factors -- both individual and organizational -- that correspond to the advancement of minority executives to the highest levels.

Pathways to success do exist for minorities, say Thomas and Gabarro, and breakthroughs can happen -- if individuals and organizations understand the roles they play in creating the opportunities that enable minority executives to reach the top.

About the Author :

David A Thomas has contributed to Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Execu- Tives in Corporate America as an author. Thomas is an associate professor of organizational behavior at the Harvard Business School.

John J Gabarro has contributed to Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Execu- Tives in Corporate America as an author. Gabarro is the UPS Foundation Professor of Human Resource Management at the Harvard Business School.

Book Details


Title: Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Execu- Tives in Corporate America
Publisher: Harvard Business School Press
Author: David A Thomas, John J Gabarro
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN:

0875848664

EAN:

9780875848662

No. of Pages: 347
Publish Date: 1999-05-31
Binding: Hardcover
Deliverable Countries: This product ships to India, Sri Lanka.

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