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Tech Is Hiring More Women Than Men For The First Time In 10 Years

Tech Is Hiring More Women Than Men For The First Time In 10 Years | Topics on Leadership | Scoop.it

"The tech industry added 39,900 jobs between January and September, and 60% of those positions went to women, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics."

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Glad to see the trend, although the article is mostly a jumping off point more more conversations on the topic. Thoughts?  #womenintech

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What's the Difference Between Leadership and Management?

What's the Difference Between Leadership and Management? | Topics on Leadership | Scoop.it

Management and leadership practises were once just a subject for TV sitcoms – the Office's David Brent, a master of 'management speak', was celebrated as an example of all that is bad about bosses.

 

But recent scandals, such as those concerning the BBC, NHS and the banking sector, have forced the debate about management and leadership up the agenda. Employers and politicians alike are now asking how our public and private bodies should be organised – and how we can prepare the next generation of leaders.

 

Key to the problem is understanding the difference between management and leadership, says John Kotter, Konosuke Matsushita professor of leadership at Harvard University. He fears that too often, employers use the terms synonymously.


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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, July 30, 2013 8:41 AM

The turth is, we need both leaders and managers. One cannot exist without the other. Too often wwe look for ways to segregate ourselves along artificial lines. The key is to build bridges that unite and define, not barriers that divide and deminish. 

Enzo Guardino's curator insight, August 3, 2013 6:37 PM

Very interesting article by Rebecca Ratcliffe

Mariano Ramos Mejia's curator insight, March 30, 6:47 AM

While management and leadership are distinct concepts, there is a natural overlap between the skills they require. Rebecca Ratcliffe explores