International Centre for Women Business Leaders - Team #1

Cranfield School of Management

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International Centre for Women Leaders

Dr. Aurora Chen BSc, Executive MBA, PhD

Aurora Chen

 

Aurora is a Visiting Fellow at the International Centre for Women Leaders.  Her research interests focus on how female managers develop their careers in different countries.  She completed her part-time doctoral research, which involved in-depth interviews with 36 women in the UK and Taiwan.  The study has clarified the concept of ‘career capital’.

Her e-mail address is aurora.chen.phd.04@cranfield.ac.uk

 

 


Conference papers:

 

Chen, A and Vinnicombe, S. (2009), “A comparative study of the human and social capital benefits of an MBA for British and Taiwanese women managers”, British Academy of Management, Brighton, UK, September 2009.

Chen, A. and Vinnicombe, S. (2008) "Preparing for leadership in Taiwan: Identifying career benefits which women have gained from taking an MBA degree in mid-career", Gender Work & Organization Conference, Perth, Australia, July 2008.

Chen, A. (2007), 'A mid-career study of female MBAs in the UK and Taiwan: Identifying career benefits in corporate life', European Academy of Management, Paris, France, May 2007.

Chen, A. and Chen, D. (2007), 'An early and mid-career study of female MBAs in the UK and Taiwan: Identifying career benefits', British Academy of Management, Warwick, UK, September 2007.

Chen, A. and Vinnicombe, S. (2006), 'Preparing for leadership: Career benefits which women managers have acquired from doing an MBA in mid-career', Studying Leadership Conference, Cranfield, UK, December 2006.

Chen, A. and Vinnicombe, S. (2005), 'A comparative study of the motivation to complete an MBA and career benefits to female MBAs in the UK and Taiwan', British Academy of Management, Oxford, UK, September 2005.

Chen, A. and Vinnicombe, S. (2005), 'A cross-cultural study of female MBAs in the UK and Taiwan: What are the career benefits?', Gender, Work and Organisation Conference, Keele, UK, June 2005.

 



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