Leading With CARE
How Women Around the World Are Inspiring Businesses, Empowering Communities, and Creating OpportunityOnline Periodical or Article - 2009
In partnership with international relief agency CARE, aninspiring look at how women around the world are developingbusinesses and creating opportunity.
In this ground-breaking business book, management expert MaryCantando examines the stories of women in the developing world who,with help from the non-profit organization CARE, have capitalizedon personal and professional opportunities, contributed to theircommunities, influenced their physical environment, and overcomediscrimination on the road to establishing self-sufficiency andbuilding strong lives and strong businesses Structured around thesefive principles CARE's mission statement, Leading with Care expertly bridges inspiring stories of human endeavor withstraight-up business lessons that all of us can apply to our workand organizations. Featuring interviews with top female executivesat American companies who devote their own time and resources toCARE, we see just how much we can learn when it comes to growth,opportunity, and community. Each section ends with a discussion andspecific questions that will help you integrate the lessons in yourown life.
In an ever-shifting world, CARE's message is timeless. Itspractical approach to building businesses and self-sufficiency, inany economy, in any nation, gives us all hope and the power tocreate our own secure futures.