Organizational and Family Challenges Impacting the Career Decision of Women Professionals in the Rohilkhand Region, Uttar PradeshAuthor : Abhinav Nath and Arvind Shukla
Volume 8 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 89-95
The present study is a work done on women professionals in the Rohilkhand region – comprising of Bareilly, Badaun, Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur districts with Bareilly being the divisional headquarter. The study is aimed at exploring and identifying those challenges that act as an impediment in the career growth of women professionals in this part of the country. For a women to be career conscious comes with various kinds of challenges and obligations in our society, and amidst that to be a career conscious lady in this part of the country which is still developing in terms of its approach and accepting changing societal trends and patterns becomes even more challenging. Therefore, majority of the ladies who are working professionals in this region takes their employment merely as a job rather than a career. They generally, succumb to family and societal norms and restrict their working domain to a mere time bound job. Also, there are various organizational and work related challenges that add up to this pressure. Those are organizational specific and vary accordingly. Therefore, the main aim of this study is to trace out by exploring and identifying all those challenges that women professionals face and present various implications of it in a rational and objective manner.
Organizational, Family, Challenges, Career-Decisions, Rohilkhand Region, Organizational Support, Family Support, Career Advancement
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