United Kingdom, 8 March 2012 – In support of International Women’s Day (IWD), which celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the world every year on 8 March, Emerald Group Publishing Limited is giving free access to two journals on gender in management and entrepreneurship until 22 March. Access details are available by visiting http://www.emeraldinsight.com/tk/IWD2012.
First observed on 8 March 1911, IWD has grown to become a global day of recognition and celebration across developed and developing countries alike. To support this year’s theme of “Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures”, Emerald has selected two top research journals in the field which encourage enterprise and entrepreneurship in women - Gender in Management and International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship will be available to read for free from 8-22 March.
Recent articles include a look at how midlife women are increasingly leaving organizational employment for the challenge of running their own business, and a fascinating study of successful Iranian women entrepreneurs which examines the challenges they have had to overcome as well documenting their success stories.
Readers can also benefit from a 30 percent discount on Dr Karin Klenke’s well-respected book “Women in Leadership”, which provides a captivating look at how the context in which women exercise leadership is critically important in shaping their leadership style. Each chapter opens with a biography of an extraordinary woman representing each leadership style, including Angela Merkel, Carly Fiorina, Condoleezza Rice and Marie Curie. Visit http://books.emeraldinsight.com/offer and enter discount code IWD2012 before 22 March to benefit from the offer.
To find out more about International Women’s Day, and how to get involved, visit http://www.internationalwomensday.com/
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