JenniferJohnson296-CM105-02-Unit 5- Formal Outline- The Glass Ceiling and Women in the Workplace

JenniferJohnson296-CM105-02-Unit 5- Formal Outline- The Glass Ceiling and Women in the Workplace

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Unit 5 Project 1 Running Head: UNIT 5 PROJECT Unit 5 Project: Outline for “The Glass Ceiling and Women in the Workplace” Jennifer Johnson Kaplan University CM105-O2 Rathi Krishnana June 13, 2010
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Unit 5 Project 2 I. Introduction A. "Glass ceiling" is the term used to describe barriers that prevent women and minorities from advancing to management positions in corporations and organizations. This term was popularized in a 1986 when a Wall Street Journal wrote an article describing the invisible barriers that women confront as they approach the top of the corporate hierarchy (Dunn, 1997) The Civil Rights Act of 1991 created a Glass Ceiling Commission to address these inequalities. B. The determination of women is very strong, as they have proven by progress made in chipping away the glass ceiling to overcoming discrimination, exclusion from business-related networking, and business politics. II. Any person can be the object of discrimination; women have had to overcome social perceptions, race, and gender in order to compete with men. A. Although women have the law on their side when it comes to equality in the workplace, they still face the “glass ceiling” and the social perceptions of women’s roles in the workplace (Gleeson, 2010). B.
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JenniferJohnson296-CM105-02-Unit 5- Formal Outline- The Glass Ceiling and Women in the Workplace

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