The Women of Berkshire Hathaway
Lessons From Warren Buffett's Female CEOs and DirectorsBook - 2012
Although proportionally women continue to lag far behind men as CEOs and board members at major institutions, there has been a marked uptick in the number of female business leaders in recent years. Looking at the changes that have happened at Berkshire Hathaway--Warren Buffett′s holding company, The Women of Berkshire Hathaway: Lessons from Warren Buffett′s Female CEOs and Directors provides a unique look at the gradual shattering of the glass ceiling at one of America′s top firms.
An influx of female leadership over the past few years--today there are four female CEOs, up from just one a decade ago--has invigorated Berkshire Hathaway with energy and unique female insight. Profiling these remarkable women, the book provides motivational and management information for a wide range of readers, from business students to Buffett fans.Looks closely at the female board members of Berkshire Hathaway and the female managers who run Berkshire Hathaway companies Follows the paths that brought these women to their current positions Explores their working relationship with their employees and Warren Buffett, and how they balance work and their private lives
The only book focusing on eight of the most powerful women at Berkshire Hathaway, The Women of Berkshire Hathaway is an inspirational read about the triumph of a group of remarkable women within a company once dominated by men.