Examines the importance of 19 different organizational initiatives or services in helping managerial and professional women develop a more satisfying and productive career. Data were collected from 245 women in early career stages using questionnaires. There was considerable variability in the importance of each initiative across the sample. Women with family responsibilities rated family‐friendly policies and time off work as more important, and career development and training initiatives as less important. Offers implications for organizations and managerial women and men.
Employee Counselling Today – Emerald Publishing
Published: Dec 1, 1994
Keywords: Career development; Discrimination; Top management; Women