Women are under represented in the Executive Suite in most industries. Yet they are the largest group in middle management in most cases. In the health care industry women account for the largest portion of direct care staff. My dissertation explores those factors that allow women to successfully breach the glass ceiling and achieve a position in Executive Management within the substance abuse treatment industry.
The research is taking me to many places that I never anticipated and it is important to really understand the topic and how prior research impacts the study. As the data is collected and the dissertation is written, I will be sharing with you interesting tidbits discovered along the way.