Honors Theses and Capstones
Women in the Workforce: An In-Depth Analysis of Gender Roles and Compensation Inequity in the Modern Workplace
Date of Award
Senior Honors Thesis
College or School
Accounting and Finance
Program or Major
Business Administration with Dual Options in Accounting and Finance
Bachelor of Science
This paper explores the increase in participation and education of American women in the workforce with a special focus on women in business and accounting roles. The paper then goes on to discuss the wage gap between genders, how to remedy inequality in the workplace, and highlights several reasons why pursing a solution to gender inequality is beneficial for both the employee and the company.
Ziman, Rebecca L., "Women in the Workforce: An In-Depth Analysis of Gender Roles and Compensation Inequity in the Modern Workplace" (2013). Honors Theses and Capstones. 157.
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