Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling Women in Management

Wirth, Linda

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling Women in Management
AUTHOR Wirth, Linda
ISBN 9789221108450

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This study discusses the earnings gap between men and women, as well as the occupational segregation that exists in management. It examines the situation of women managers in the area of public service as well as the financial, business and banking sectors while providing valuable figures and statistical information. The pivotal roles of education and training are covered in-depth and the book addresses the various hurdles women encounter in the recruitment and promotion processes. Useful career-building strategies are offered including mentoring, networking and career tracking approaches. This book is a portrait of national and international efforts to improve equal opportunities and promote gender equality in management.Wirth, Linda is the author of 'Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling Women in Management' with ISBN 9789221108450 and ISBN 9221108457.


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