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Dreher, George F.; Chargois, Josephine A. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1998
Survey responses from 170 of 685 African-American graduates of historically Black colleges revealed no gender-based pay differences. Those who had White male mentors had some pay advantages over those without mentors. (SK)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Blacks, College Graduates, Mentors
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Szmania, Jacqueline M.; Doverspike, Dennis – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1990
Undergraduates (n=280) assesses a job description for an administrative assistant position that gave initial and future salary and other information. The differential investment hypothesis that women would be more willing to enter a female-typed occupation with high initial and low future salary was not strongly supported as an explanation for…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Students, Higher Education, Human Capital
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Watkins, Marla Baskerville; Kaplan, Seth; Brief, Author P.; Shull, Amanda; Dietz, Joerg; Mansfield, Marie-Therese; Cohen, Robin – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2006
In this study, we examined the consequences of harboring "modern sexist" beliefs on the career outcomes of both men and women. We argued that individuals endorsing these beliefs disproportionately rely on men (versus women) for work-related advice and, in turn, obtain more promotions than do their less sexist counterparts. Results obtained from a…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Gender Differences, Careers, Promotion (Occupational)