Mid-career as a process of discovery

  • Kay Maddox-Daines
  • Career Development International, February 2016, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/cdi-10-2014-0132

Exploring the mid-career of female managers

Photo by Cristofer Jeschke on Unsplash

Photo by Cristofer Jeschke on Unsplash

What is it about?

The case study examines how female managers are 'managing' in mid-career

Why is it important?

It assesses the priorities of female managers in this phase of their career and finds a strong desire towards balancing home and work rather than upward progression


Dr Kay L Maddox-Daines
University of Essex

This case study is useful for policy makers, organisations and specifically those involved in executive development when considering the needs of female managers and how they can be most effectively supported in mid-career

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