chapter  5
Women managers’ stories
Pages 16

The stories of successful women managers recounted here illustrate vividly the struggles, opportunities, supports, and barriers each encountered as she lived her life, striving to survive and succeed. Through the women’s stories we can see how their life experiences as a woman influence the process of becoming a successful manager, while also providing insights into Korean society and its place in the global economy. The names of most of the women whose stories are recounted here and the names of their companies have been changed to protect their privacy.