Playing the Game: Career Building and Office Politics
The Asia Society - Time Warner HQ
Why aren't more Asian Americans making it to the top? What challenges do high-performing Asians face in building relationship capital in the workplace? Despite strong representation at elite universities and at junior and mid-management levels within a range of professions, Asians represent less than 2 percent of Fortune 500 CEO positions. What's keeping Asians from the top echelons of corporate America? This session will examine how sponsorship and advocacy are critical to success in large companies, and the implications for Asian professionals. What are the unwritten rules and strategies they need to understand to realize their full potential? Learn what sponsors look for in their proteges and how the sponsor-protege relationship plays a critical role at every career stage."