Leadership and Women in Statistics

1st Edition

Amanda L. Golbeck, Ingram Olkin, Yulia R. Gel

Chapman and Hall/CRC
Published August 3, 2015
Reference - 468 Pages - 24 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482236446 - CAT# K23121

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Learn How to Infuse Leadership into Your Passion for Scientific Research

Leadership and Women in Statistics explores the role of statisticians as leaders, with particular attention to women statisticians as leaders. By paying special attention to women’s issues, this book provides a clear vision for the future of women as leaders in scientific and technical fields. It also shows how emerging and current leaders of both genders in many disciplines can expand their leadership potentials.

Featuring contributions from leadership experts and statisticians at various career stages, this unique and insightful text:

  • Examines leadership within the roles of statistician and data scientist from international and diverse perspectives
  • Supplies a greater understanding of leadership within teams, research consulting, and project management
  • Encourages reflection on leadership behaviors, promoting both natural and organizational leadership
  • Identifies existing opportunities to foster creative outputs and develop strong leadership voices
  • Includes real-life stories about overcoming barriers to leadership

Leadership and Women in Statistics explains how to convert a passion for statistical science into visionary, ethical, and transformational leadership. Although the context focuses on statistics, the material applies to almost all fields of endeavor. This book is a valuable resource for those ready to consider leadership as an important element of their careers, and for those who are already leaders but want to deepen their perspectives on leadership. It makes an ideal text for group leadership training as well as for individual professional development.

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