Since liberalization in the s, India has witnessed a growth in the number of educated middle-class women in professions. However, there are few women in leadership positions and decision-making bodies. The purpose of this paper is to analyze how and to what extent gender inequalities are reproduced in the organizations employing educated professionals. Based on the perspective that gender is socially constructed, this paper analyzes gender inequality in Indian organizations through semi-structured interviews of men and women scientists in two private pharmaceutical laboratories.
Essays on Diversity
A collection of research papers on gender diversity ()
This paper examined the relationship between gender diversity and organizational performance in telecom sector of Pakistan with moderating role of organizational performance. Data were collected from employees of three top telecom companies. Three hypotheses were developed and all of them were accepted and findings showed that telecom sector of Pakistan is now moving from gender discrimination to gender diversity and both males and females have now equal opportunities of employment and career wise growth. Key words: gender diversity, organizational performance, organizational culture, gender discrimination. The rate of workforce gender diversity is increasing day by day in all countries over the world Frink et al. Relationship between gender diversity and organizational performance has been established by a number of researchers but they mainly focused on developed countries Burke, The research conducted during this period showed that female workers were not given importance.
Gender Diversity in the Workplace
Does diversity make a company more productive? Many say yes — some researchers argue that gender diversity leads to more innovative thinking and signals to investors that a company is competently run. Others say no — conflicting research indicates that gender diversity can disrupt social cohesion, making people less likely to collaborate.
In: Business and Management. Abstract Diversity encompasses characteristics that categorizes individuals and allows for self-identification. Diversity presents itself in two different forms, visible and invisible. Those that are visible forms of diversity include ones physical appearance, sex, race, age, ethnicity, speech patterns and language. Those that are nonvisible include characteristics such as religion, national origin, illness and sexual orientation Clair