“Discrimination? Low Pay? Long Hours? I am Still Excited:” Female Sport Management Students’ Perceptions of Barriers toward a Future Career in Sport

@inproceedings{Harris2015DiscriminationLP,
  title={“Discrimination? Low Pay? Long Hours? I am Still Excited:” Female Sport Management Students’ Perceptions of Barriers toward a Future Career in Sport},
  author={Kristin Harris and Heidi Lynn Grappendorf and Thomas Aicher and Cynthia Miller Veraldo},
  year={2015}
}
Women continue to be underrepresented in the management and leadership ranks of sport. Researchers have worked towards understanding the various challenges and barriers women face in the sport industry. This study sought to expand that research taking a new angle to explore the underrepresentation of women in sport by examining female undergraduates’ perceptions of their future careers within the sport industry. Three focus groups with a total of 16 participants were utilized to gather data… CONTINUE READING

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