Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Still Few Women in Management, Report Says

The New York Times
Published: September 27, 2010

Women made little progress in climbing into management positions in this country even in the boom years before the financial crisis, according to a report to be released on Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office.
As of 2007, the latest year for which comprehensive data on managers was available, women accounted for about 40 percent of managers in the United States work force. In 2000, women held 39 percent of management positions. Outside of management, women held 49 percent of the jobs in both years.

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For a copy of GAO's "Women in Management: Female Managers' Representation, Characteristics, and Pay," GAO-10-1064T September 28, 2010, go to:

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