July 2009
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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Constantly told to keep their guard up against direct discrimination and the glass ceiling, women in the workplace will need to reassess their fighting tactics. Many obstacles that women face happen much earlier in the career development process and are covert in nature, making leadership positions even more difficult to attain over time.

Even during the first level of management, there are 28 percent more men than women who receive specialist development through use of high-potential groups an


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