Management Barriers Women Managers

Management Barriers Women Managers

MANAGEMENT BARRIERS

Women managers identify four main reasons for late entry into managerial roles, or for slow progress in achieving their career goals:

Attitudes of organizations and managers (male; and female)

Lack of Career guidance/career goals

Family pressures and expectations

Personal limitations

Not surprisingly, women have found it particularly hard to progress within traditionally male-dominated cultures and organizational structures. They talk of men and their perceptions of who and what: is needed and the way to do things'. One human resources specialist spoke of a company culture which is particularly hierarchical, conservative and control- oriented. This has made life difficult for me, given that my career has been about valuing human resources as a strategic and developmental activity.'


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