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Author Thomas, David A., 1956-
Title Breaking through : the making of minority executives in corporate America / David A. Thomas, John J. Gabarro.
Imprint Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, [1999]
©1999

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Subject Minority executives -- United States.
Executives -- United States.
Discrimination in employment -- United States.
Diversity in the workplace -- United States.
Alt Name Gabarro, John J.
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Description xii, 347 pages ; 24 cm
Note This netLibrary eBook does not include some or all of the images that were part of the original hardcopy book.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-325) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585222924 (electronic bk.) : $29.95
0875848664 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 44958639
Additional Format Original (DLC) 98055291 (OCoLC)40543663.
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction1
Pt. ISetting the Stage 
 1Minority Success in the Corporate Mainstream17
 2Doing Diversity: Three Decades in Pursuit of Equal Opportunity35
 3The Career Tournament and Its Rules63
Pt. IIThe Experience of Breaking Through 
 4The Early Years: Family, Education, and Racial Encounters83
 5Early Career: Developing Competence, Credibility, and Confidence95
 6Breaking Through: Pathways to the Executive Suite121
Pt. IIIEnabling Minority Advancement 
 7Diversity Strategy: Three Approaches to Enabling Minority Advancement151
 8Creating and Sustaining Change: The Common Enablers187
Pt. IVThe Lessons 
 9Corporate Leadership for Minority Advancement213
 10Lessons for the Next Generation of Minority Executives233
 App. A: Research Design and Methods255
App. BEvent History Analysis275
 Notes287
 Bibliography307
 Index327
 About the Authors347