Understanding the Glass Ceiling: An Exploration of Gender Differences in Management Development Experiences
Journal of Management Education
Students preparing for the diverse workplace of the future need to understand the glass-ceiling phenomenon and its ramifications for both individuals and organizations. This article suggests that an effective way to explain this concept is by examining gender differences in management development. The rationale for this perspective is provided. A review of the literature that indicates that gender differences in developmental activities create and perpetuate the glass-ceiling effect is also provided. Suggestions are included for ways to teach students about the glass ceiling.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology | Organizational Behavior and Theory
Kimberly S. McDonald and Linda M. Hite (1998).
Understanding the Glass Ceiling: An Exploration of Gender Differences in Management Development Experiences. Journal of Management Education.22 (2), 242-254.