That's What She Said by Joanne Lipman

That's What She Said

First things first: There will be no man shaming in That’s What She Said. A recent Harvard study found that corporate “diversity training” has actually made the gender gap worse—in part because it makes men feel demonized. Women, meanwhile, have been told closing the gender gap is up to them: they need to speak up, to be more confident, to demand to be paid what they’re worth. They discuss these issues amongst themselves all the tim...

Details That's What She Said

TitleThat's What She Said
Release DateJan 30th, 2018
PublisherWilliam Morrow
GenreNonfiction, Business, Feminism, Leadership

Reviews That's What She Said

  • Alexandra
    great. everybody read. I found the advice valuable and not vilifying or preachy.
  • Cassandra
    I like this book. I would probably recommend it as a primer on the research and perspective on the topic of women and work, though I have some quibbles, it's generally a good recap of the studies and approaches. I was hoping to get more about "what men need to know" and how to engage men in ways that don't make them feel "guilty" or "beaten by a 2X4". I didn't feel there was much explicit advice on that front, besides 'the goals of diversity alig...
  • Cavak
    Compared to the previous and older book I read about feminism and gender equality (Does Feminism Discriminate Against Men?: A Debate), Lipman is respectful to both genders without playing the blame game. It's comforting for me to know that we've made some progress since then in addressing gender in modern society. Most examples she cites are from a North American perspective, but a mix of other countries are included too. Hope you like the sectio...
  • Stacey DiFazio
    Lipman provides a very good awareness-raising overview of gender inequality and highlights the roles women and men should ideally play in working toward solving it. Well-written, clear and supported by abundant studies and statistics, this book does a better job of explaining the problem than it does of offering solutions, but it is still a worthwhile read. Three issues that make this book only good and not great are 1) when Lipman refers to work...
  • DK Simoneau
    Hmmm. Well the information is fascinating, I felt like most of the book was see......peppered with stats and information explaining just how big the gender gap is in the USA. As far as info for what men can do about it, I'm not so sure. Little info about it at the end. And it would probably not be read by a man unless they are already women equality champions. Nothing about it would convince a man of what to do. In fact it might just turn them of...
  • Susanne Cutler
    I received a free copy of this book. I not only enjoyed it but it brought a lot of insight into the dynamics of working in the business world. I would love if HR personnel made this book required reading before people started their jobs. With so much emphasis on the "me too" movement this book could not have come at a better time.
  • Tina Panik
    Prepare yourself for anger, and epiphanies: Lipman’s straightforward, well-researched work will enlighten you on why meetings are where women’s careers go to die, why a lack of support and mentorship prohibits their advancement, and why working against men—instead of including them—is crippling equality for everyone.
  • Elisa
    Amazing book. It makes you angry at the beginning, but, tehre more you read it, the more you realise that, even by not being eye opening, it depicts in a clear and catching manner the female perception in the business world.
  • M.
    A timely book.
  • Brad
    Wish there were more clear cut solutions. This is a great read and I’d encourage everyone, but particularly fellow males, to read it deeply and become an ally.
  • Hannah
    Honest and earnest. Lots and lots of different kinds of studies.
  • Carrie
    I won this book from Goodreads Giveaways. Thank you.