ERIC Number: ED504735
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
Workplace Environments That Assist and Hinder the Career Progression of Women in Information Technology
Wentling, Rose Mary; Thomas, Steven P.
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Research Conference in the Americas of the Academy of Human Resource Development (Indianapolis, IN, Feb 28-Mar 4, 2007)
The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of the workplace environment characteristics that hinder and assist the career progression of women in information technology (IT). The study examined the satisfaction with the career progression of the women in IT as well as why the women in IT like and dislike their careers. The major research method for this study was in-depth, semi-structured telephone interviews with a group of 25 women in IT.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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