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Factors influencing the career success of professional and business women in South Africa

South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences


 
 
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Title Factors influencing the career success of professional and business women in South Africa
 
Creator Doubell, Marianne Struwig, Miemie
 
Description This article reports on an empirical study that investigated factors influencing women’s career success. Statistics relating to the field of women in management indicate that, worldwide, women are underrepresented in executive and decision-making positions. Women face unique challenges in their career pursuit that may prevent them from moving up to executive positions. A framework to investigate the factors influencing career success indicates that factors such as demographics, personality, culture, barriers, external and internal support impact on the career success of women. This study surveyed a sample of 301 professional and business women in South Africa. The results of the empirical survey showed that there are statistical significant relationships between groups of women based on their demographics and their perceptions of the factors that influence their career success.
 
Publisher AOSIS Publishing
 
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Date 2014-11-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/sajems.v17i5.514
 
Source South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences; Vol 17, No 5 (2014); 531-543 2222-3436 1015-8812
 
Language eng
 
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