Essays about: "Glass ceiling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words Glass ceiling.

  1. 1. Is There A Glass Ceiling In Japan? : Occupational Segregation and Sex Differences inManagerial Promotions in Japan

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Pimolporn Jintarith; Nannapat Vorayotsri; [2017]
    Keywords : Glass Ceilings; Occupational Sex Segregation; Promotions; Gender;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the difference probability in holding managerial positions between men and women in Japan as the glass ceiling effect. In addition, we analyses whether the difference is affected by gender composition within the workplaces. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender diversity on Swedish companies’ board of directors : A study on gender diversity in 60 Swedish listed small, medium and large cap companies between 2009-2015

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Rebecca Källqvist; Rebecka Äremann; [2017]
    Keywords : Gender Diversity; Board of Directors; The Glass Ceiling; Female Human Capital;

    Abstract : Abstract  Purpose: The purpose with this thesis is to examine the development of gender diversity on 20 small, 20 medium and 20 large cap Swedish listed companies board of directors between the years of 2009 to 2015. The attributes board size, gender, age and education will be examined to see if there is any gap between male and female board members, hindering gender balance and if gender quotas are needed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Why are women underrepresented in engineering management? : the case of Asea Brown Boveri (ABB)

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Eleni Tsakalou; [2016]
    Keywords : glass ceiling; gender stereotyping; networking; women in engineering; family;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the factors that influence the underrepresentation of women in managerial positions in engineering sector. The study is based on the fact that there are less female leaders both in management and in engineering. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Magic to Change Cinderella´s Glass Slipper - A qualitative Study of breaking the norm preserving gender inequalities in the construction industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Wiebke Müller; Erika Gräns; [2016]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Title: The Magic to Change Cinderella´s Glass Slipper: A qualitative study on breaking the norm preserving gender in the construction industry Authors: Erika Gräns & Wiebke Müller Supervisor: Sverre Spoelstra Submission Date: 20th of May 2016 Keywords: Gender Inequalities, Norm, Horizontal Segregation, Glass Ceiling, Glass Slipper, Ideal Worker, Occupational Identity Purpose: The purpose of this study is to provide insights on how organizational norms maintain gender inequalities within masculine organizations. Research Question: How do employees of BM Construction group perceive gender inequalities? Methodology: Following an interpretive paradigm, we explored in-depth the perception of gender inequalities at BM Construction Group, Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. What affects female middle managers’ career opportunities in the banking sector. A comparative case study of Sweden and Estonia from the view of female managers

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sabina Oikarinen; Sara Tidblom; [2015-06-29]
    Keywords : Female management; Career opportunities; Gender roles; Barriers; Sweden; Estonia;

    Abstract : How far European countries have come in their work with gender equality varies. This paper compares female middle managers’ career opportunities in one of the European countries that is in the fore front when speaking of gender equality, Sweden, with another country who has a bit more to work with, Estonia. READ MORE