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Cracking the Glass Ceiling : Factors Influencing Women's Attainment of Senior Executive Positions - Carole Kadinger Adair

Cracking the Glass Ceiling

Factors Influencing Women's Attainment of Senior Executive Positions

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Introductionp. 13
Need for the Studyp. 13
Problem Statementp. 15
Research Questionsp. 15
Delimitationsp. 15
Definitions of Termsp. 16
Significance of Studyp. 18
Related Literaturep. 23
Women in the Work Forcep. 23
Glass Ceilingp. 25
Influencing Factorsp. 30
Prejudice: Treating Differences as Weaknessesp. 36
Career Planningp. 42
Success Factorsp. 51
Derailmentsp. 57
Organizations/Culturep. 59
Mentorshipp. 66
Networkingp. 67
Strategiesp. 69
Ethnographic Approachp. 77
Summaryp. 84
Methodologyp. 86
Introductionp. 86
Population and Samplep. 86
Research Designp. 88
Location and Settingp. 92
Data Gatheringp. 94
Observationsp. 94
Interviewsp. 98
Data Analysisp. 99
The Ethnographp. 100
Analysis of the Datap. 102
Introductionp. 102
Demographicsp. 103
Samplep. 103
Settingp. 105
Culturep. 107
Hiring and Advancement Practicesp. 110
Benefitsp. 111
Employment Statusp. 111
Trainingp. 113
Recognition, Rewards, Social Eventsp. 113
Communicationp. 114
Heroesp. 118
Climatep. 119
Intrinsic Factorsp. 127
Activitiesp. 128
Traits, Skills, and Abilitiesp. 129
Influential Peoplep. 142
Mentorsp. 146
Networkingp. 148
Problemsp. 149
Barriersp. 150
Risksp. 151
Isolationp. 153
Prejudicep. 154
Frustrationp. 155
Balancingp. 157
Discussions, Conclusions and Recommendationsp. 164
Discussionp. 164
Family Historyp. 165
Career Planningp. 166
Working Environmentp. 168
Balancing Career and Familyp. 170
Prejudicep. 171
Conclusionsp. 173
Implicationsp. 175
Womenp. 177
Recommendationsp. 179
Referencesp. 181
Letterp. 199
Interview Questionsp. 201
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ISBN: 9781581120646
ISBN-10: 1581120648
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 1st December 1999
Publisher: Dissertation.com
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.27