Measuring Women’s Glass Ceiling Beliefs in relation with Career Advancement Satisfaction – A Study of Service Sector of Pakistan
This research study aims to measure the women's glass ceiling beliefs with women's career advancement satisfaction in the service sector of Pakistan. Denial, resilience, acceptance, and resignation are part of the glass ceiling beliefs of women along with career advancement satisfaction. The basic purpose of the study is to explore variables to analyze the impact of women's attitude towards breaking the glass ceiling and how does it impact their career-related factors. As the composition of the workforce grows to at least fifty percent women, female executives remain the exception to the rule. Facing unique obstacles in advancement, women stagnate as they move up the corporate "ladder." Online surveys and questionnaires were distributed among women working in the banking sector employees in the suburbs of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Wah, and Taxila Cantt through a systematic random sampling technique. The results mainly are of importance to analyze the career graph of women and to identify whether gender discrimination is present in the banks or not. This research paper was written in a context that will be impactful in analyzing women's attitudes towards glass ceilings and also throw light on its effect on their career advancement satisfaction.