Glass Ceiling Questionnaire

This survey was designed to record people's attitude towards career barriers that hinder women from reaching their full potential in the business industry. The results from this survey will be published in my research paper, "Career Barriers Against Women In The Business Industry". Anyone interested in obtaining a copy of my research paper may contact me by email Silver9649@aol.com.


General Information


Name


Email Address

Gender:


FEMALE
MALE

What is you education level?

Current Occupation:

Number of people in your household:



PLEASE RATE THE STATEMENTS BELOW FROM STRONGLY AGREE TO STRONGLY DISAGREE.



1. Women are under-represented in the areas of managerial, professional, and para-professional employment.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

2. Women are generally hired when applying for entry level or clerical positions.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

3. Women who are turned down for managerial positions, are equally or more educated than the men that are currently holding those positions.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

4. Women usually reach supervisor positions then get stuck there.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

5. Women who chose traditional occupational roles like teachers, doctors, and lawyers are not effected by the glass ceiling syndrome.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

6. The concept that women make better secretaries, is an example of a gender stereotype.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

7. Women do not receive the same salaries as men that perform the same jobs.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

8. The concept that men have some physical or mental abnormality that makes them stereotypically unsuited for clerical work is false.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

9. Women are not easily promoted from clerical positions into middle management.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

10. The percentage of women promoted to middle management from entry-level and clerical positions is lower than the percentage of men in middle management.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

11. Women are usually over-represented in low-level clerical or service jobs.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

12. The job title of customer service representative is a "sticky floors" position.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

13. The work experience earned in a customer service representative position is valuable when applying for an executive position.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

14. Women with higher education up to a Bachelors Degree and above still have a difficult time not being labeled into administrative support and entry-level positions.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

15. Women are usually denied executive positions due to the limited leadership and management skills learned in entry-level positions.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

16. Cultural expectations can effect women's roles in society.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

17. The under-representation of women in management positions isn't due to the lack of careful career planning by women.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

18. The counterproductive behavior of male counterparts makes it difficult for women to be accepted as an equal in an organization.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

19. The importance of ascribed status in gaining positions, for instance, by belonging to the "right" family or the "right" socio-economic class can be a career barrier holding women back.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE

20. Women are still being placed into stereotypes that downgrade their abilities and limit their suitability for careers in business.


STRONGLY AGREE
AGREE
NO OPINION
DISAGREE
STRONGLY DISAGREE


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