The Male Factor [Faith-Based Edition]: The Unwritten Rules, Misperceptions, and Secret Beliefs of Men in the Workplace (Hardcover)
Millions of women gained eye-opening insights about the inner lives of men through Shaunti Feldhahn’s best-selling book For Women Only. Now with this faith-based edition of The Male Factor, Feldhahn brings her innovative research approach to the workplace to help women understand their male colleagues. In this Christian edition, Feldhahn speaks directly to the interests and questions of women of faith, whether their workplace is a part-time ministry or a Fortune 500 corporation. This version of The Male Factor also delivers invaluable advice from senior Christian women who have broad experience in dealing with these questions, understand and share the reader’s values, and want to help other women achieve the best possible work relationships.
Even women who have navigated male-dominated work environments for years have expressed surprise at the revelations in this book. Some readers may find them challenging. Yet The Male Factor delivers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for women to understand how male bosses, colleagues, subordinates, customers and ministry partners privately think, and why they react the way they do. These vital insights enable each woman to make informed decisions in her unique workplace situation.
About the Author
SHAUNTI FELDHAHN is the best-selling author of "For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men "and "For Men Only: A Straightforward Guide to the Inner Lives of Women. "Her books have sold two million copies and have been translated into fifteen different languages. A longtime nationally sydicated columnist, she holds a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University, has worked on Wall Street, and now lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Male Factor
“For women who are beginners in the marketplace, as well as for veterans, it is important to understand how men are wired. The Male Factor sheds light on many of the situations in which I have found myself while working in government. I intend to recommend this book at every conference at which I speak. It will change the way people in business think, act, and accomplish their goals.”
—Dr. Cheryl Hill, faith-based outreach coordinator for the governor of Maryland
“After reading Shaunti’s newest page-turner, I am thrilled for women and men in the workplace to start a dialogue about the fascinating insights and well-researched findings unveiled in The Male Factor. This book is full of practical recommendations for women seeking to maximize their impact in a workplace full of male counterparts and is a must-read for women in leadership. If you’ve ever interacted with a male colleague, boss, or employee, and wondered, ‘Why did he respond that way?’ this book will provide the answers.”
—Yvette Maher, vice president of Focus on the Family
“Communication is the mortar that binds humanity together. With great diligence, Shaunti Feldhahn explores where interactions between men and women often break down and weaken their collective efforts. Whether you are are working from a high-rise office or the cab of a ranch truck, The Male Factor will prove valuable for all women who seek to enhance their interpersonal communication skills and build a stronger foundation within their working community.”
—Kim Meeder, founder of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, inspirational speaker, and author of Bridge Called Hope and Hope Rising