Barriers to women's occupational promotion to management levels

Jaefar Mamizade, Khadije Golabi
2014 Management Science Letters  
This study examines the male and female employee's ideas about the organizational barriers to women's occupational promotion to management level in the organization of Education and Training in Khuzestan province. In this regard, with study of identified population, hypothesis was formulated and questionnaires with a five-item Likert scale and method of Cronbach's alpha reliability coefficient were adjusted. Questionnaires were distributed among 300 of employees, whose educations were beyond
more » ... ions were beyond associate degree, including teaching and administrative staff. Due to incomplete or non-completion of questionnaires, statistical operations have been carried out on 288 questionnaires. Data were analyzed using SPSS software. The research method in this survey was descriptive in which all hypotheses, that had 0.05 level of significance, were confirmed. Finally, the results showed that there were relationships between institutional barriers and women's occupational promotion to management's levels. Furthermore, female staff had higher evaluation of the effect of organizational barriers to women's occupational promotion to management's levels than other group. Finally, practical suggestions and recommendations to promote women's occupation to management's levels were presented in this paper.
doi:10.5267/j.msl.2014.6.012 fatcat:lsey2pa5ifhhzmzcgll446yji4