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The opt-out revolution by women in management : myth or reality?

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dc.contributor.advisor
dc.contributor.author Reddy, Krishnaveni
dc.date.accessioned 2009-03-11T08:54:47Z
dc.date.available 2009-03-11T08:54:47Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/57
dc.description.abstract Women around the world are not making much progress up the corporate ladder but instead; many are frustrated and choosing to leave their jobs. The purpose of this study was to identify what challenges are facing senior level women in the corporate world, which would make them leave/desire to leave work and the role played by organisations in this situation. Interviews and survey research were done on a sample of qualified, experienced women over the age of 30, who are either in the corporate world or who have left. The study showed that women are leaving or have a strong desire to leave due to a combination of workplace and personal factors, and that South African organisations are not doing much to retain them. The implication of this is that they are going to continue losing high calibre women, if they do not implement effective retention strategies very quickly. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of South Africa en_US
dc.subject Human resources en_US
dc.subject Management for competitiveness en_US
dc.subject Knowledge workers en_US
dc.subject Leadership en_US
dc.title The opt-out revolution by women in management : myth or reality? en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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