Gender Discrimination Thesis

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CHAPTER 1 Background of the Study The existence of successful women like Cory Aquino, Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey might cause some individuals to believe that the gender equity gap in business is narrowing quickly. For the past 50 years, laws such women rights have protected women from overt discrimination in the workplace. However, despite these examples of prosperous women and legal mechanisms, gender inequity continues to exist in the workplace (King, 2006; Sarra, 2005; Scott & Nolan, 2007). Of the 75,768 claims filed through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in fiscal year 2006, 30.7% were gender related (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2007). Theorical Framework To comprehend perceptions of inequality and the…show more content…
• Future Researches, for them to have another secondary sources if there study is sort of related or tackles about gender inequality. • Future researchers, for them to be guide about studying this reseach. Scope and Limitation This Research scopes about Gender Discrimination and on the workplace and Designating Task. The limitation of the study is will only cover few of metro manila offices and the research gathering will be conduct on the month of august and the estimated expenses of the researcher is around 3000 pesos. Definition of terms The following terms will be used in this research: • Discrimination- the practice of unfairly treating a person or group of people differently from other people or groups of…show more content…
Evidence gathered through empirical studies showed that women were disadvantaged in comparison with men on virtually every known economic indicator (Schmitt et al., 2002). Using a large sample of medical professionals, Carr, Szalacha, Barnett, Caswell, and Inui (2003) assessed the effects of gender bias on female medical specialists, primarily physicians. Carr et al. found that 75% of the female respondents chose (from 11 options) gender discrimination as the first or second most important factor hindering their careers, with 40% of the respondents ranking gender discrimination as the primary obstacle. Further, these respondents indicated that they were inadequately prepared as a result of their formal and informal training to deal with gender discrimination in the workplace. Gender discrimination in the labor market can result in lower earnings for women (Besen & Kimmel, 2006; Blau & Kahn, 2004). A recent survey of the Institute of Management Accountants reported that female members earned less than male members at
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