Gender and Competition Table of Contents


Dedication

Acknowledgments

Prologue

Chapter 1 What I Didn't Want to Know About Gender
• Differences
• Gender Cultures
• Values and Fears
• Outcomes vs. Process
• Conversation
• Learning
• Achievement vs. Conformity
• Competitive Behavior
• Psychological Adjustment

Chapter 2 Gender Differences in Competitive Play
• The Importance of Winning
• Keeping Score
• Dealing with Failure
• The Results of Competitive Achievement
• The Nature of Contests
• Fair Play
• Responses to Authority
• Being a Team Player
• Leadership
• Motivation

Chapter 3 Gender Differences in Competitive Work
• The Importance of Winning
• Keeping Score
• Dealing with Failure
• The Results of Competitive Achievement
• The Meaning of Team Player
• The Nature of Contests
• Fair Play
• Motivation
• Responses to Authority
• Leadership

Chapter 4 Solutions
• Rambling vs. Cutting to the Chase
• "What Do You Think?"
• Executive Women's Golf (EWG) and Professional Men's Shopping (PMS)
• Why Talk About It?
• Do You Think We Can Sell the House?
• Feel Your Pain vs. Here's What You Do!
• "Hmm" and "Uh-huh"
• Wet-Blanketry vs. Hysteria
• Bubba Meets Pollyanna
• What Do I Lose If I Lose?
• Sink or Swim
• Avoiding the "Victim" Bear

Epilogue

Notes

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