innovation), knowledge transfer (e.g. mentoring), and leadership (e.g. management). Consequently, the policies of companies that employ women can have a positive or negative effect on their households, career advancement and earning potential, as well as the lives of those that depend on them. Mary Van der Boon (2003) in her article titled, “Women in international management: An international perspective on women’s ways of leadership”, descri... ... middle of paper ... ...sidered as a matter of respect.
In today’s society, women are increasingly gaining ground in the professional environment, because her skills are being more recognized and valued. Women have come over the years reconciling intelligently their life as mother, wife and professional, this power to harmonize their roles is the main feature of the modern woman. The increased participation of women in the labor market brings benefits to society because it promotes gender equality and stimulates the economy. Notice that the participation of the woman in labor force is a natural response according with the evolution of the world. Castellano, Punzo and Rocca (2013) wrote in their article, there is a concern in Europe about social policies on women participation in the labor market, which the objective is promote the gender equality and revitalizing the work area through the female participation.
This remains a crucial factor in board recruitment and female board members can provide such benefits to their organisations. The article is based on deductive research, which entails testing of hypotheses derived from existing theories and concept (Gummesson as cited in University of Leicester 2008:187). The hypotheses tested were as follows 1. Organisational size is positively associated with female representation on a board of directors 2. Firms in industries with greater female employment bases are positively associated with female representation on boards of directors 3.
Through this we can find a solution that any normal Organization should adopt to make their life more equal and competing. METHOD a) To find out the problems faced I am looking up to these two papers 1. Gender stereotypes and workplace bias 2. A multilevel emergent theory of gender segregation in organizations b) To check the validity of these stereotypes I am looking and comparing the viewpoints of both women working and the Organisation employing them by the help of these two papers 3. How women explain their ascent to top business leadership positions 4.
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Today, women’s importance is gaining speed in the world of work. But, the inappropriate notion about women which says that ‘women are ruled by heart, not head,’ restricts the women to be credited for their contribution towards the economic success. A decade ago, women were not welcomed in the top positions of the corporate houses. To reach up to the top positions, they have to cross a lot of hurdles. Time and again, women have crossed the hurdles, proved their mettle and are holding the major positions gloriously.
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