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Asian Journal of Management
Year : 2018, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 8) Last page : ( 11)
Print ISSN : 0976-495X. Online ISSN : 2321-5763.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5763.2018.00002.1

Glass Ceiling: Break the Invisible Barrier

Dr. Rathi Suchitra*

Assistant Professor, RITEE College of Management, Dumar Talab, Raipur (CG)

*Corresponding Author E-mail: rathisuchitra@gmail.com

Online published on 2 June, 2018.


The paper attempts to explain the concept of glass ceiling which is applied to women and minorities at the work place. Many talented people struggle hard to move higher in the ladder and break through the glass ceiling. It presents a conceptual view of it, along with the review of related literature. It also discusses how to break through the glass ceiling. Breaking the glass ceiling is a matter of great concern for all as it is related to the economic priority of the nation, thus cannot be ignored. There are no guaranteed strategies that will help an individual break through the glass ceiling. If women want to break through the glass ceiling, they have to think over and then make a move. Woman also need to work hard while passing through the process of becoming a leader, they should be aware of invisible barrier and should be ready to seize the opportunity for moving up. There is a growing awareness in the last few years regarding the value of women at the workplace, their impact on organizational bottom line, and the contribution made by them to the economy at large.



Glass ceiling, women, minorities, invisible barriers, corporate ladder.


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