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Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Some Successful Corporate Practices
Alison Eyring and Bette Ann Stead
Journal of Business Ethics
Vol. 17, No. 3 (Feb., 1998), pp. 245-251
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25073075
Page Count: 7
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This article describes "Project Breakthrough: A Survey of Corporate Practices for Shattering the Glass Ceiling." Evidence is presented that the "glass ceiling" remains in tact in many areas. A list of barriers (social sterotypes) that support the glass ceiling are presented. Some corporate strategies found in the literature are also presented. Sixty-nine companies in the Houston area were surveyed. A summary score based on responses to thirty-four practices listed in the survey were computed. The top twelve organizations were identified as "distinguished," and site visits were conducted. The practices of these companies are listed.
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