Dr. Caroline Raffington
Essay/Midterm Paper Due: September 7, 2022
Course Learning Outcome:
Understand gender issues impacting females.
Explore barriers to employment.
Reading: Exploring the Gender Gap: What Are the Issues? By Carol P. Harvey
and Deborah L. Larsen.
Purpose: In a competitive business environment, diversity is an opportunity to create
competitive advantages for an organization.
Women earn more bachelorâ€™s, masterâ€™s, and doctorate degrees than men (Catalyst,
2020). However, women continue to be underrepresented in leadership and
Topic: What can be done to reduce the glass ceiling in the United States?
Task: Your research and discussion should include some of the following terms:
diversity, privilege, gender gap, pay gap, leadership, legislation, best practices
Your paper should include:
â€¢ Introduction (general overview of diversity and privilege).
â€¢ Explanation of at least three major issues impacting females in the workplace.
â€¢ Discuss innovative ideas to solve the problem.
â€¢ Conclude by summarizing and reflecting on what you learned from the
â€¢ Provide references to support your research.
â€¢ Your paper must have a minimum of 1000 words.
â€¢ Your paper must include at least four (4) references and follow the APA 7 format.
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â€¢ Get help from a tutor.
â€¢ Review the Analytical Writing Rubric.
â€¢ Submit your paper to â€œTurn-it-inâ€ and make the required corrections.
â€¢ Assignment is due September 21, 2022.