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Predictors of career advancement of female academic staff in Nigerian universities

Hassan, Abubakar Idris and Baharom, Mohd Nazri and Abdul Mutalib, Rozita (2016) Predictors of career advancement of female academic staff in Nigerian universities. Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 4 (10). pp. 74-79. ISSN 2348-7186

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Female participation in the formal sector is gradually growing in hitherto male and female oriented organizations around the globe.However, the rate of female entry into higher positions of management is not encouraging relative to the number of able female labour force in the Nigeria. Using regression analysis on 368 surveys of female academic staff of Nigerian universities via statistical package for social sciences 18, this study examines predictors and found that level of education and organizational support were positively significant to career advancement. However, work experience was negatively related to career advancement. Thus, this is an insight that these positive factors are viable predictors to career advancement of female academic staff. Recommendation for future study was given in the study.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Career advancement, education, experience, organizational support, female academicians, Nigerian universities
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Nazri Baharom
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 03:02
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 03:02
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21850

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