Document Type

Dissertation

Degree

Doctor of Business Administration

Major/Program

<--Please Select Department-->

First Advisor's Name

Miguel Aguirre-Urreta

First Advisor's Committee Title

Committee Chair

Second Advisor's Name

Atilla Hertelendy

Second Advisor's Committee Title

Committee Member

Third Advisor's Name

Jayati Sinha

Third Advisor's Committee Title

Committee Member

Fourth Advisor's Name

Chaitali Kapadia

Fourth Advisor's Committee Title

Committee Member

Keywords

female underrepresentation in business, female representation, gender underrepresentation, women in business, women leaders, female leaders, women in management, females in management, female, women, lack of women, lack of females

Date of Defense

6-14-2022

Abstract

This study examines contributing factors that affect female underrepresentation in management, in the United States (U.S.), within the U.S. workforce. The primary variables of interest are intrinsic motivation, work life balance and organizational climate support, which have typically not been reviewed in depth, in prior research.

Using a framework of varied theoretical approaches, this research studies the relationship between the above-mentioned constructs and gender effect, as related to interest in career advancement opportunities and female leadership underrepresentation within organizations.

The results of this study further validate existing research and highlights the importance of establishing programs, geared towards shifting mindsets and utilizing the valuable skill sets and experiences of females within the workforce.

Identifier

FIDC010105

Available for download on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Share

COinS
 

Rights Statement

Rights Statement

In Copyright. URI: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).