Essays about: "Glass ceiling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words Glass ceiling.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

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    University essay from Kungl. Konsthögskolan

    Author : Merzedes Sturm-Lie; [2015]
    Keywords : shit; gold; stasis; memories of love; time; constuction; destruction; infinity;

    Abstract : Master essäen publicerades som bok och var tillgänglig på utställningen 'Beyond Zero'. Performancet 'Spending time to draw Time utfördesvarje gång någon ville ha en kopia. I performancet ritar jag en punkt efter \"Frozen time=\" och en linje efter \"Time\" på sidorna 20-21. Jag änvänder min egen tid för att rita \'tid\'. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breaking the glass ceiling : How to change an organizational culture to increase the share of women at executive level

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Felicia Lindmark; Petra Nilsson; [2015]
    Keywords : change; change management; organizational culture; cultural change; female leadership; glass ceiling;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how an organizational change can lead to an increased share of women at top management positions. Based on interviews at Sandvik, an organization that has received extensive attention for its efforts to increase the share of female executives, the study aims to understand how an organizational culture is changed in a way that will lead to more women at top management positions. READ MORE