Document Type : Research Paper


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The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of glass ceiling on improving women management position as top managers in sport organizations. This study was descriptive, correlation conducted as a survey. The population consisted of all the sport managers and experts in sport organizations of Isfahan province (N=450 according to the statistics provided by the centers). 207 subjects were selected from the population by stratified random sampling method based on Cohen (2000) formula. Barriers to women's progress in management questionnaire by Guzman (2004) (reliability=0.87). Statistical analysis was carried out using the Statistical Package of Social Sciences software, version 19 at descriptive and inferential levels (p < /em>≤0.05). The findings indicated that gender barriers, family support barriers, work-family conflict barriers and leader support barriers influenced women's progress in management. In general, it should be noted that women are entitled to take advantage of opportunities for growth and excellence in organizations provided that the barriers to their success are eliminated.


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