Mariko Bando’s 2007 Paper – “A Comparison of Women Executives in Japan and the United States”

An excellent treatment of the topic. Table of contents:

Introduction 1
Chapter 1. Policies and Issues Related to Working Women
in Japan and the United States 3
Chapter 2. Japanese Survey 16
Chapter 3. U.S. Survey and Comparison with Japanese Women Executives 24
Conclusion 29

About the author:
After earning her B.A. from the University of Tokyo, Professor Bando embarked on her distinguished 34-year career as a civil servant. She has served in the Prime Minister’s Office in Japan, as Vice-Governor of Saitama Prefecture, and as Consul General of Japan in Brisbane, Australia. A prolific author of numerous books, her most recent publication is Toward a Gender Equal Society. During the 2004-05 academic year, Professor Bando was a fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government’s Women and Public Policy Program. Currently, she is Vice President of Showa Women’s University in Tokyo. While at the Harvard Program on U.S.-Japan relations during academic 2006-07, Professor Bando conducted a comparative study of women executives in Japan and the United States.

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