Successful Professional Women of the Americas

Successful Professional Women of the Americas

From Polar Winds to Tropical Breezes

Betty Jane Punnett, Jo Ann Duffy, Suzy Fox, Ann Gregory, Terri R. Lituchy, Silvia Inés Monserrat, Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan and Neusa Maria Bastos F. Santos

This accessible and original book relates the fascinating story of successful women across the Americas: women who are managers, business owners, university professors and administrators, doctors, lawyers and government ministers.

Appendix B: Form A: interview questions Â… Successful Women Project

Betty Jane Punnett, Jo Ann Duffy, Suzy Fox, Ann Gregory, Terri R. Lituchy, Silvia Inés Monserrat, Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan and Neusa Maria Bastos F. Santos

Subjects: business and management, diversity and management, gender and management

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Appendix B: Form A: interview questions – Successful Women Project Demographic Information Name Title Profession Employment Status Owners of business – length of operation # Employees in your Organization Year of Birth Number and Age of Children Respondent’s Birth Order (for example only child, oldest, middle, youngest) Gender of siblings Current Help in Housekeeping Activities (for example role of spouse, children, household help, mother/father, extended family) Marital Status Education Level Achieved (for example A levels, Bachelor’s, Master’s) Parents’ Education and Profession Place of Birth Nationality Ethnicity 242 Appendix B: interview questions 243 Form A – Personality, External Factors, Management and Leadership Overall, to what do you attribute your success? What is it about you as a person that you believe has contributed to your success? What factors external to you have contributed to your success? Have there been others in your life who have contributed substantially to your success? Who are the most important people and how have they contributed? How do you feel that your gender has contributed, either positively or negatively, to your success? Are there aspects of your ethnic or national culture that you feel have helped or hindered you, as a woman, in achieving professional success? How would you describe your own management style? Do you see yourself in a leadership role? How do you approach this role? In life generally, do you feel that you have succeeded in doing what you hoped to do? If you had to choose one person to describe as a ‘A great leader’,...

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