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Sex Differences in Career Motivation?

After reading the Fast Company article "Where are the Women?", engage in this discussion about whether men and women are motivated by different things and/or define career success differently. What are your thoughts? What are your experiences and observations?

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1. After reading the Fast Company article "Where are the Women?", engage in this discussion about whether men and women are motivated by different things and/or define career success differently. What are your thoughts? What are your experiences and observations?

What did you think after reading the Fast Company article "Where are the Women? (Tischler, 2004) Did your opinion change in regards to answering the question about why more men remain in control at the top. Did you think it was about overt discrimination towards women or perhaps you have not given much thought to sex differences in career motivation?

After reading the article "Where Are the Women", I have learned several things to consider in your discussion. First, most women reported very little overt discrimination in the workplace. That is an important fact, because often people think it is because of men that there are fewer women. Although this might be true to some degree still, from the reports of the successful women that made it to the top, it does no seem to the main reason.

It is fair to say that many most women have different career motivations than do most men. Most women (not all, but more than men) make a choice to put family first, and find jobs that are not all consuming so she can have more family time and ...

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Referring to the Fast Company article "Where are the Women?" this solution discusses whether or not women and men are motivated by different things and/or define career success differently.

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