Career Development International: Volume 10 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Advancing women's careers

Guest Editors: Ronald Burke, Susan Vinnicombe

Advancing women's careers

Ronald Burke, Susan Vinnicombe

This collection seeks to examine the various challenges women face in advancing their careers.


Women's career development phases: Idealism, endurance, and reinvention

Deborah A. O'Neil, Diana Bilimoria

This study aims to explore the nature of women's career experiences over the life course by examining career patterns, career locus, career contexts, and career beliefs.


Understanding the processes that facilitate and hinder efforts to advance women in organizations

Janet L. Kottke, Mark D. Agars

Aims to look at the way women in Western industrialized countries have made significant career advancements but barriers remain which necessitate organizational intervention. A…


Factors related to the career satisfaction of older managerial and professional women

Marjorie Armstrong‐Stassen, Sheila Cameron

The labour force participation of older women has increased substantially in Canada. This study aims to examine the factors that are important to the career satisfaction of older…


Generation X women in high technology: Overcoming gender and generational challenges to succeed in the corporate environment

Ann Feyerherm, Yvonne H. Vick

Seeks to undertake research of Generation X women in high technology in order to determine what type of corporate environment would support their needs for professional success…


Advancing the careers of women with children

Isabel Metz

This study aims to assess whether differences exist in the barriers reported by, and in the person‐ and situation‐centred factors related to the managerial advancement of, women…


Senior women managers’ transition to entrepreneurship: Leveraging embedded career capital

Siri Terjesen

This paper aims to explore the phenomenon of senior women managers leaving corporate organisations to start their own companies. Women's advancement to senior management roles is…

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