sticky floor

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Is a metaphor sometimes used to convey the difficulties that disadvantaged groups experience in moving from the bottom of the organizational hierarchy. Whereas the glass ceiling evokes the idea of a barrier preventing access to management grades, the sticky floor focuses attention on the first stage of progression where discrimination can be experienced.

Subjects: Human Resource Management.

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