Women-dedicated leadership programs as one of more effective methods of developing women leaders : current status and future vision in companies in Poland
This paper considers the important role of developmental programs designed and run specifically for women, not as the only training offer recommended for them but as an addition to other leadership courses. The author examines first companies engagement in the idea of promoting women leadership and their strategies of achieving tangible effects in this matter. Based on a survey, the author checks whether female employees in Poland are provided with women-dedicated leadership programs and whether the newest scientific findings on the benefits of women-dedicated programs are considered by companies when they plan development paths for women-employees. At the end the author inves- tigates on attractiveness of the idea of women-dedicated leadership programs for female employees in Poland and what kind of benefits they would expect from participating in such programs. (original abstract)
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