Breaking the bamboo ceiling

However, covert forms of racism persist in the workforce. The Census Bureau reports that Asian Americans have the highest education levels of any racial category in the United States. Of Asian Americans, At the National Institutes of Healthwhere

Breaking the bamboo ceiling

Then, I had found it instructive, informative, and helpful, and I had always meant to get my own copy. I finally did this year. Rereading it now, I wonder how much of it is still relatable to Asian-Americans in this day and age.

While the author provided some advice for both companies looking for diversity and for Asian-Americans, the book's strength seemed to be as a vehicle for letting other Asian-Americans know that th A friend had lent this book to me over five years ago. While the author provided some advice for both companies looking for diversity and for Asian-Americans, the book's strength seemed to be as a vehicle for letting other Asian-Americans know that they are not alone, and that they can break the bamboo ceiling.

Having been an active participant of many Asian-related networks and events focused on these issues, and recently talking about the "bamboo ceiling" with one of my business school friends, it is refreshing to learn about the cultural values that are ingrained and affect the way we behave at times.

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For example, the contrast between "The Loudest Duck gets Shot" in Asian tradition, vs, "The squeaky wheel gets the oil" in Ameri The book is one-of-a-kind in discussing the issue of the bamboo ceiling.

For example, the contrast between "The Loudest Duck gets Shot" in Asian tradition, vs, "The squeaky wheel gets the oil" in American tradition. It is helpful to be reminded that America is a culture where working hard and producing excellent work itself is only necessary but not sufficient to succeed.

Too often I see hard-working Asian Americans are the hardest working yet the most quiet and reserved in the Boardroom. Yet the truth is to succeed, we need to and are EXPECTED to speak up, and question, stick to your guns and challenge authority at the same time being diplomatic.

Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling - Jane Hyun - Hardcover

Shifting the frame from which we look at what the job expectation is, changes the way I think about I should behave and add value. Great read overall and thank you to your leadership Jane!In her insightful book, Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling: Career Strategies for Asians, human resources executive Jane Hyun explains it this way: “While biases in the workplace do exist, this ceiling is not always imposed by others.

In her insightful book, Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling: Career Strategies for Asians, human resources executive Jane Hyun explains it this way: “While biases in the workplace do exist, this ceiling is not always imposed by others.

Breaking the bamboo ceiling

In America it’s ‘the squeaky wheel gets the grease,'” says Jane Hyun, a corporate consultant and author of Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling.

“These things are totally different and at odds with. Career coach Jane Hyun explains that Asians have not been able to break the "bamboo ceiling" because many are unable to effectively manage the cultural influences shaping their individual characteristics and workplace behavior—factors that are often at odds with the competencies needed to succeed at work.

Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling

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