horizontal distribution of female managers within organizations by Dana Leigh Stover

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  • Women executives.,
  • Sex role in the work environment.,
  • Women -- Employment.,
  • Organizational behavior.

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Statementby Dana Leigh Stover.
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Paginationx, 101 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages101
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Open LibraryOL16904877M

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