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Breaking the bamboo ceiling: career strategies for Asians: the essential guide to getting in, moving up, and reaching the top

Author: Hyun, Jane Publisher: Collins, 2005. ; HarperBusiness, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 320 p. : Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780060731199Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print ZA16 .H98 2005
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling Career Strategies for Asians Contents Introduction PART I UNDERSTANDING ASIAN CULTURAL INFLUENCE AND ITS IMPACT xvii Chapter 1: Your Asian American Roots and You Chapter 2: "But I Didn't Mean It That Way!": How Cultural Values Can Help or Hinder You at Work How Asian Values Affect Individual Behavior and Workplace Interactions "Technical but Not Management Material": Dispelling Stereotypes and Inaccurate Perceptions Chapter 3: The Latest Trends in Corporate Diversity Practices PART II CAREER CHOICES AND GETTING IN THE DOOR 3 27 27 46 55 Chapter 4: Doctor? Lawyer? Or Inner-City Teacher?: How Cultural Influences Impact Your Career Choices Chapter 5: To Thine Own Self Be True: Understanding Yourself, Your Vision, and How to Break Your Bamboo Ceiling Understanding Yourself n The Seven Stories Exercise® 73 91 93 93 Understanding Your Asian Identity n n n n Asian Identity Exercise: How Assimilated/ Acculturated Are You? Work-Related Values and Motivators Exercise The Trusted Advisor Assessment Authority and Hierarchy Exercise: A View of Your Relationships with Bosses, Peers, and Subordinates Understanding Your Vision n The Forty-Year Vision® 103 103 107 108 114 116 117 132 132 134 141 172 Understanding How to Break Your Bamboo Ceiling n n Identifying Your Bamboo CeilingTM The Career Mobility Checklist Chapter 6: Perfect for the Part: Mastering the Face-to-Face Job Interview Chapter 7: Moving Past the Hors d'Oeuvres Table: Finessing the Art of Networking PART III GETTING AHEAD ON THE JOB Chapter 8: On-the-Job Mobility Strategies Learning to Toot Your Own Horn: Navigating in Corporate America Superior Mentoring Strategies Staying in the Succession Planning Pipeline Getting Your Voice Heard: Saying No . . . and Pushing Back with Diplomacy Chapter 9: Extending Your Reach: Professional Associations and Affinity Networking Groups 187 187 213 225 228 240 Chapter 10: Getting and Maintaining Your Worth: Show Me the Money . . . and a Promotion! "How Am I Doing?": Acing Performance Management Discussions Negotiating Your Compensation and Severance Package Epilogue: Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling A Conversation with Andrea Jung, Chair and CEO of Avon Products Appendix A: Summary of Challenges to Management Appendix B: Asian Pacific American Organizations Bibliography Index 249 249 252 263 273 277 281 307 311

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