Lifelong Learning for Women in the Network Society

Ana Moreno-Romero, Ruth Carrasco-Gallego
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
In our post-industrial model, the terms information society, knowledge society and network society, sometimes used synonymously, represent different degrees of maturity of the same transformation process. The complex network relationships that characterise the network society require new leadership models both in the public and in the private sector. This new social environment provided by the network society can be more women-friendly than other previous systems, but, are women wellpositioned
more » ... men wellpositioned to lead and weave the network society? In this paper, we address this question by proposing a framework that structures the challenges faced when incorporating women into key positions of the network society and shows the role of lifelong learning in overcoming those challenges.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.05.509 fatcat:bpbcn4urtjdorbs722xt5lzssi