Perceived influence of enable factors on women's career advancement in State-Owned Enterprises (SOES) of Hunan, China

Ling , Fang (2008) Perceived influence of enable factors on women's career advancement in State-Owned Enterprises (SOES) of Hunan, China. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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Abstract

The proliferation of women in the workforce is a world trend. Although women are still under represented in the management level in China,t here are still some of them can successfully advance into managerial position. The research is about the perceived enable factors associated with women's career advancement in the context of state-owned enterprises(SOEs)at Changsha-Zhuzhou-xangtan city cluster,in Hunan Province, China. 26 large industrial state-owned enterprises (SOEs) were choosed. Data was collected from 103 respondents and analysed by using SPSS.The final results generated from the study showed that women middle-level mangers in state-owned enterprises (SOEs) perceived moderate career advancement regarding their career so far. It's also revealed that the factors which were perceived by women managers as significant for their career advancement were networking, mentoring, less family commitment, more family support and career aspiration. Out of these five factors, networking, family commitment and career aspiration showed very strong impact on career advancement. The respondents in this study held strong self-confidence in their beliefs.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:state-owned enterprises (SOEs), women, workforce, career advancement
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
ID Code:9266
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:04 Jul 2014 11:53
Last Modified:04 Jul 2014 11:53

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