International Academic Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies

  • ISSN 0000-0000

Evaluating the barriers of promotion of college-educated women who working at West Tehran Social Security Organization with 10 years of employment leading up to the 2010s

Zeynab Gelard,Dr. Seyed Mohammad Seyed Mirzaei and Dr. Habib Allah Zanjani

Abstract: Although women make half of the human population in the world, the effect of the half, neither in Iran nor in the rest of the world, does not seem too bold; because the discrimination, stereotypes and prejudices are provided low valuation of women's capabilities. Cultural constraints not only mean that women do not take some of the jobs but also in certain situations, managers refuse to hire them. This study seeks to identify obstacles of promotion of college-educated women who working at West Tehran Social Security Organization with 10 years of employment leading up to 1390s. The statistical society includes all of the women who employed in the West Tehran Social Security Organization (WTSSO). Sampling method is stratified random, that is, sample was selected out of all women who employed in WTSSO which has 450 persons by stratified method. Cochran formula was used to determine the sample size and 207 persons were considered. The scholar-made questionnaire was used so that after confirming the validity of questionnaire by using SPSS software, Cronbach's alpha coefficient was calculated, and the results showed that obtained alpha was enough close to one; so questionnaire and thus its data and their analysis was valid. In order to data analysis, SPSS software was used and the data were analyzed by statistical tests. The results of these tests showed that personal factors, organizational factors, socialcultural factors have a positive and significant impact on the lack of promotion for women

Keywords: Management, social security organization, employed women, promotion, personal factors, organizational factors, social-cultural factors

Page: 11-23

Volume 2, Issue 2, 2015