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Purpose – This collection seeks to examine the various challenges women face in advancing their careers. Design/methodology/approach – In the mid‐1980s, the phrase “glass ceiling” was coined and has since become an established part of our vocabulary. The glass ceiling refers to an invisible but...
Purpose – This study aims to explore the nature of women's career experiences over the life course by examining career patterns, career locus , career contexts, and career beliefs. Design/methodology/approach – A qualitative, inductive approach to data gathering and analysis was employed, using...
Purpose – Aims to look at the way women in Western industrialized countries have made significant career advancements but barriers remain which necessitate organizational intervention. A number of initiatives that have commonly been introduced to help women in their career development have...
Purpose – The labour force participation of older women has increased substantially in Canada. This study aims to examine the factors that are important to the career satisfaction of older managerial and professional women. Design/methodology/approach – Managerial and professional women aged 50...
Purpose – Seeks to undertake research of Generation X women in high technology in order to determine what type of corporate environment would support their needs for professional success, personal fulfillment, and sustain longer‐term employment. Design/methodology/approach – This qualitative...
Purpose – This study aims to assess whether differences exist in the barriers reported by, and in the person‐ and situation‐centred factors related to the managerial advancement of, women with and without children. The study also seeks to examine whether having children influences women's...
Purpose – This paper aims to explore the phenomenon of senior women managers leaving corporate organisations to start their own companies. Women's advancement to senior management roles is facilitated by the acquisition of human capital and social capital. Female ex‐corporate managers leverage...
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