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SENIOR WOMEN MANAGERS WHO LEAVE EMPLOYMENT

SENIOR WOMEN MANAGERS WHO LEAVE EMPLOYMENT The phenomenon of senior women managers who leave their jobs withno plans for next steps in their careers is focused on. Their storiesare seen as possible test cases of womens progress intomanagement. There are some suggestions, particularly from North America,that such cases are on the increase. Organisational cultures are stilllargely dominated by male values and norms of behaviour theirresilience to change helps explain the scarcity of women at seniorlevels. How cultures operate to marginalise and exclude women,particularly when they near cultureshaping levels, is explored. Studiesfrom North America on women leaving senior jobs are reviewed. Thesesupport the suggestion that issues of culture are involved. Finally, aresearch project in this area is outlined, and an invitation made forpeople to contribute. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Women In Management Review Emerald Publishing

SENIOR WOMEN MANAGERS WHO LEAVE EMPLOYMENT

Women In Management Review , Volume 6 (3) – Mar 1, 1991

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0964-9425
DOI
10.1108/09649429110003174
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Abstract

The phenomenon of senior women managers who leave their jobs withno plans for next steps in their careers is focused on. Their storiesare seen as possible test cases of womens progress intomanagement. There are some suggestions, particularly from North America,that such cases are on the increase. Organisational cultures are stilllargely dominated by male values and norms of behaviour theirresilience to change helps explain the scarcity of women at seniorlevels. How cultures operate to marginalise and exclude women,particularly when they near cultureshaping levels, is explored. Studiesfrom North America on women leaving senior jobs are reviewed. Thesesupport the suggestion that issues of culture are involved. Finally, aresearch project in this area is outlined, and an invitation made forpeople to contribute.

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Women In Management ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1991

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