Above the glass ceiling? A comparison of matched samples of female and male executives.

  title={Above the glass ceiling? A comparison of matched samples of female and male executives.},
  author={Karen S. Lyness and D E Thompson},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={82 3},
In this study the authors compare career and work experiences of executive women and men. Female (n = 51) and male (n = 56) financial services executives in comparable jobs were studied through archival information on organizational outcomes and career histories, and survey measures of work experiences. Similarities were found in several organizational outcomes, such as compensation, and many work attitudes. Important differences were found, however, with women having less authority, receiving… 

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