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Studying the Barriers of Women’s Progress in the Organization & Its Impact on Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction: A Case Study at Tehran Tax Organization

  • Hassan Darvish

    (Payame Noor University)

  • Fatemeh Khamseh

    (Payame Noor University)

  • Zahra Najafi Temelie

    (Payame Noor University)

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    Research shows that only 14% of women holding managerial posts in Iran. This rate is very low when compared with other countries. In connection with this problem, this paper aims to study the obstacles in women's progress in the organization and its impact on organizational commitment and job satisfaction of Members of Tehran Tax Organization Staff. For this purpose a comparative method correlation type has been applied. The number of the population sampled based on randomized method is equal to 120 personnel of the said organization. The questionnaire which was used for the purpose of this research is made up of two parts. The first part includes demographic questions and the second part relates to the questionnaires for job satisfaction (α=0.76.8), organizational commitment (α=0.87) and restrictions on the women's progress at the organization (α=0.8492). For the purpose of the qualitative analysis of the general data from the first part of the questionnaire a descriptive statistical method was used and In order to determine the significant relationship between the general questions of the questionnaire and the assumptions of the research the T- Test and Variance Analysis were employed. The findings of this research show that the highest correlation coefficient has related to the relationship between the managers' negative attitude and female gender and the lowest rate was for the relationship between the managers' negative attitude and women's technical skills and abilities. Besides, the results of the correlation coefficient show that the most important factor hindering the women's job promotion are the cultural, socio-cultural and social factors affecting the managers' views and attitude.

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    Article provided by Institute of Economic Sciences in its journal Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education.

    Volume (Year): (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3-4 ()
    Pages: 64-85

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