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Glass-Ceiling and Female Career Advancement: A Study of the Nigeria Police

Osibanjo, Adewale Omotayo and Iyiola , O.O. and Adeniji, A. A. Glass-Ceiling and Female Career Advancement: A Study of the Nigeria Police. Anvesha, 6 (1). pp. 49-59.

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Abstract

Despite the remarkable increase in the existence of women in the workforce, the entry of women into higher managerial positions remains restricted. Various studies have confirmed this fact. This phenomenon of hampering women’s upward advancement to senior management positions has been referred to as the glass ceiling effect. This empirical survey shows results of the effect of glass ceiling on female career advancement in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). The statistical analysis was based on 198 respondents in the NPF indicating cultural role expected of the female gender makes a significant predictor of the female career advancement. Also, career plan and higher education make significant contributions to the studied dependent construct. The effect of counterproductive male behaviour contributed positively but did not make significant statistical contribution to the prediction of the survey dependent construct. However, it is therefore recommended that organizations (both private & public) embark on enlightenment campaign and also incorporate equal opportunity employment policy in their company or organizational policies

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2013 14:23
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2015 11:27
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/1686

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