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Gender Stereotypes And Discrimination

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HUL 263 REPORT

GENDER STEREOTYPES AND THEIR VALIDATION
Abhishek Gupta (2011ch10062)

INTRODUCTION
PROBLEM TO BE ADDRESSED:
1. Understanding the problems faced by Women in their professional life in an Organization and the various reasons that lead to it.
2. To check if the reasons are valid (true and prove themselves) or are just a Gender Prejudice.
3. To see how the Policy of an Organisation affects their Work-Life Balance (Professional and Personal Life) with the help of an IT sector example.
Definition:
Gender Stereotyping: When we judge someone on the basis of our perception of the gender to which he or she belongs, we are using the shortcut called gender stereotyping.

PROJECT STATEMENT
Through this Term Paper, I plan to discover the Gender Based Biases and its effect on the life of an individual. 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. When and why promoting women into top positions can harm them individually or as a group (and how to prevent this)
c) To find the effect on Work Life Balance, I am looking up the paper by
5. Work-family balance of Indian women software professionals: A qualitative study

Research Paper 1
This paper explains what a gender stereotype is, then its descriptive form. This explai...

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3. Hannah Riley Bowles, Claiming authority: How women explain their ascent to top business leadership positions, SciVerse Science Direct, Research in Organizational Behavior 32(2012) 189-212
4. Naomi Ellemers a,*, Floor Rink b, Belle Derks a, Michelle K. Ryan b,c, Women in high places: When and why promoting women into top positions can harm them individually or as a group (and how to prevent this), SciVerse Science Direct, Research in Organizational Behavior 32(2012) 163-187
5. Reimara Valk a,*, Vasanthi Srinivasan b, Workefamily balance of Indian women software professionals: A qualitative study, Science Direct, IIMB Management Review (2011) 23, 39-50
6. Organizational Behaviour 15th edition, Stephen P. Robbins, Timothy A. Judge, PEARSON.
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