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Women's career development and the role of training and development

Elvitigala, Gayani, Amaratunga, Dilanthi and Haigh, Richard (2006) Women's career development and the role of training and development. In: Second Annual Built Environment Education Conference (BEECON 2006), Recruitment and Retention:The Way Forward, 12-13th September 2006, The Bonnington Hotel, Bloomsbury, London.. (Unpublished)

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Women progress averagely than male peers in the field of construction. Especially
women’s progression became very low once they have left the company training program.
In this context, research based on which this paper is written, critically reviews literature on
the necessity of training and development towards women’s career development. It
identifies lack of training as helping to prevent entry of women into the management ranks
in many organizations, and to keep women at the lower levels within management. It
further emphasises that it is important to develop the effective and proper training at
organizational and regional level to pursue women’s career development in the field of

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
School of Art, Design and Architecture > Global Disaster Resilience Centre
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Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2014 10:48
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 18:41


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