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glass cliff


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glass cliff

The Glass Cliff Examining Why Women Occupy Leadership Positions in Precarious Circumstances

The Glass Cliff

From Glass Ceiling to Glass Cliff: Women in Senior Executive Service

 

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Is a senior job in which the risks of failure are high and visible and to which a woman manager might be appointed in order to spoil her career chances. There is some evidence that women are more likely to be appointed to boardroom positions when company performance is poor, perhaps bearing out the fact that the glass cliff is a feature of discriminatory practice at work.

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