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From Glass Ceilings to Glass Cliffs: A Guide to Jumping, Not Falling

The glass cliff phenomenon occurs when White women and men and women of color are sought out for leadership positions during a crisis — a time of increased risk for failure. The author explains why occupational minorities are more frequently offered glass cliff assignments and offers advice to help people decide whether to take on one of these challenging — but also potentially career-boosting and exciting — assignments.

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