• Corpus ID: 55817829

Barriers and Biases: A case study of women’s experiences of underrepresentation at senior management levels.

@inproceedings{Nikolaou2017BarriersAB,
  title={Barriers and Biases: A case study of women’s experiences of underrepresentation at senior management levels.},
  author={Antigoni Nikolaou},
  year={2017}
}
Essay/Thesis: 30 hp Programme: Strategic Human Resource Management and Labor Relations Level: Masters /Second Cycle Semester/year: Spring /2017 Supervisor: Gabriella Elgenius 

Figures and Tables from this paper

Challenges of Women Employees in Managerial Cadre in Indian IT, Civil and Electronics Industry: An Analysis

India was ranked 120th by World Bank from a list of 131 countries as far as female workforce participation in 2017 is concerned (Venkatesh, 2017). Looking at it from a demographic level, there are

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 47 REFERENCES

Investigating the “Glass Ceiling” Phenomenon: An Empirical Study of Actual Promotions to Top Management

Although a “glass ceiling” is said to keep women from the top management levels of organizations, no research has investigated actual decisions about promotions to such positions. This study examin...

Women's Work, Men's Cultures: Overcoming Resistance and Changing Organizational Cultures

Context Introduction Women in Society Belonging - Meanings of Organizational Culture The Gender Agenda Part I - Equal Opportunities, Diversity, Inclusion - What's in a Word? Part II - The Business

Gender Roles and Organizational HR Practices: The Case of Women's Careers in Accountancy and Consultancy Firms in China

The Chinese finance industry has experienced significant expansion both within the state sector and into the private sector. Professional consultancy firms have also emerged as a result of the rising

Barriers for women to positions of power: How societal and corporate structures, perceptions of leadership and discrimination restrict women’s advancement to authority

Women’s advancement in the corporate workplace has taken significant strides over the last century. Research demonstrates, however, that despite an increased presence of female employees in

Institutional theory and the cross-national transfer of employment policy: the case of ‘workforce diversity’ in US multinationals

This paper uses a comparative institutionalist approach combined with a power/interests perspective to examine the processes whereby diversity policy is ‘internationalised’ by US multinational

Gender diversity in expatriation: evaluating theoretical perspectives

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the range of theoretical underpinning used to explain women's participation as expatriates with a view to identifying the most promising theoretical

Institutions and organizations : ideas, interests and identities

Early institutionalists -- Institutional theory meets organization studies -- Crafting an analytic framework I : three pillars of institutions -- Crafting an analytic framework II : logics, agency,

Persistence, Connection, and Passion: A Qualitative Study of the Career Development of Highly Achieving African American-Black and White Women.

This article describes a qualitative study of the career development of 18 prominent, highly achieving African American-Black and White women in the United States across 8 occupational fields.

Gender Diversity in Corporate Governance and Top Management

This article examines whether and how the participation of women in the firm’s board of directors and senior management enhances financial performance. We use the Fama and French (1992, 1993)