Gendered experience of women in management positions in private enterprises of mainland China
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Gendered experience of women in management positions in private enterprises of mainland China by Yi Wang

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Published in $c2002 .
Written in English


  • Free enterprise -- China.,
  • Women executives -- China.,
  • Sex discrimination -- China.,
  • Work and family -- China.,
  • Role conflict -- China.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Yi Wang.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 141 leaves.
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19582636M
ISBN 100612737853

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