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Eliminating the Glass Ceiling
A discussion on the glass ceiling with reference to an article on women in a Korean enterprise.
# 137164 | 750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Gender and Sexuality (Gender Studies) , Women Studies (General) , Business (General)


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The paper explains that the term "glass ceiling" was coined a number of years ago to show the blocking of female executives to reach the top. The article examined in this essay portrays one bank- strangely enough a Korean enterprise- which has a woman at the top and many other women in executive positions.

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"There are still statistics often quoted that women executives do not make the equivalent salaries, even when they become CEOs of companies as their male counterparts. One sad fact is that women who reach the top are just as apt to be fired, or harangued when something goes wrong in the companies they head. A perfect example of this was Carly Fiorina, fired at Hewlett-Packard in 2005, causing a series of recriminations, law-suits (and her revenge in her book). Yet, in an ethnic area where the legend continues about women as second-class citizens- Asia and Asian-Americans, a remarkable achievement has occurred: "The glass ceiling at many large...""

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