Date of Award
Master of Science
Master of Business Education
Although feminism has made its contribution to the American woman's improved status, many conditions are operative in shaping her present life pattern over which women themselves have had little control. These influences have been found in our economic growth, which has created a need for women in paid employment; in work mechanization, which has increased the number of jobs to which women are physically adapted; in generally better working conditions; in a new psychological need among women; and in our social philosophy. Even though the greater number and variety of work opportunities was cited as a major factor in drawing women into the labor force, closely related to this cause is the awareness of self-image arid the need for satisfaction.
The Statement of the Problem
This study proposed to compare the attitudes of women in business toward work. More specifically, this study was designed to determine and analyze the attitudes of business women employed in the southwest section of Houston, Texas toward work.
The following subproblems v/ere derived from the problem of this study:
I. The first subproblem. The first subproblem v/as to compare the attitudes of business women toward work ethnicity.
2. The second subproblem. The second subproblem was to compare the attitudes of business women tov/ard work by age.
3. The third subproblem. The third subproblem was to compare the attitudes of business women toward work by education.
4. The fourth subproblem. The fourth subproblem was to compare the attitudes of business women toward work by occupation.
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Date of Digitization
John B Coleman Library
City of Publication
Reed, V. W. (1979). A Comparative Study Of Business Women's Attitudes Toward Work. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.pvamu.edu/pvamu-theses/711