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Factors influencing career success among women managers: a research framework


Krishnan, Venisa Ratha and Alias, Siti Noormi and Idris, Khairuddin (2020) Factors influencing career success among women managers: a research framework. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 10 (9). 470 - 484. ISSN 2222-6990


The purpose of this paper is to reviews recent literature on women at work, through an analysis of existing literature, in order to identify factors that contribute to the success of women managers in their careers. This study is based on an extensive review of past research on career success. To conduct the literature review, keywords such as career success, job flexibility, family culture, networking and career success among women managers. Besides that, the ideas of this study arranged according to the year which are from 1988-2019. The paper offers a number of propositions which explains the proposed model of career success among women managers. Future research is recommended to test and validate the framework to provide empirical evidence. The paper yields a new approach in theorizing career success among women managers by integrating the social capital theory and social cognitive career theory. Upon model validation, the paper can offer practical interventions for human resource development (HRD) managers to help women managers in managing the career success.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.6007/IJARBSS/v10-i9/7826
Publisher: Human Resource Management Academic Research Society
Keywords: Career success; Job flexibility; Family culture; Network support and mentoring
Depositing User: Ms. Nuraida Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2021 02:19
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 02:19
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/88976
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