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Title: Study of women in top managerial positions
Authors: Arnte, Aparna
Keywords: Gangopadhyay, A.
School of Management and Labour Studies
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Tata Institute Of Social Sciences
Abstract: This exploratory research aims to understand the styles, challenges and experiences of women in top managerial positions. The literature review quotes studies conducted by eminent researchers' and scholars in the area of • Gender differences • Reactions to jobs • Leading people • Indian Examples Cases have been developed based on structured interviews held with three prominent women in the area of business. The data gathered by these cases have been analyzed on: • Socialization process • Locus of control • Need for achievement, affiliation, power • Women's Style of leadership • HR initiatives • Future opportunities and challenges It is seen that these women believe that having a conducive work environment that promotes equal opportunities to all the employees irrespective of gender would be most effective in garnering participation from women in senior management positions. In order to create a positive work environment certain initiatives have been recommended.
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