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³DIVERSITY AND WOMEN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT´IN CORPORATE INDIA
Presented by: Monica Ahluwalia MBA HR
role models to look up to Women don¶t speak up Glass ceiling syndrome .PROBLEM OF THE Amity Business School PROJECT What¶s holding women back? Mobility / travel (lack of infrastructure) Limited socializing Cultural influences inhibit their success Lack of understanding of the differences between standard and what women need No solution for loss during gap in career Organizational support through specific policies Mentoring. access to networks.
particularly how it is being addressed by organisations in the technology space. .RATIONALE OF THE Business School Amity STUDY The project have jointly institutionalized and launched a research project to explore the issue of Gender Inclusivity in corporate India.
.OBJECTIVE OF THEAmity Business School STUDY To study the practices and policies followed by organisation to ensure diversity and gender inclusive environment.
SAMPLE AND TOOLAmity Business School USED Research Design An exploratory research method was followed. Sample Size The sample size for this survey consisted of 50 companies. Research Tool The instrument used for research was questionnaire. .
Amity Business School WOMEN IN THE WORKFORCE Proportion of women in the workforce has risen steadily Attrition amongst women is higher than for men More women at entry levels means a stronger pipeline of future leader Representation drops as we move up the hierarchy .
EFFORTS TAKEN BY THE Amity Business School ORGANIZATION Source: NASSCOM-Mercer Gender Inclusivity report 2009 .
BEST PRACTISES TO SUPPORT Amity Business School WOMEN EMPLOYEES Source: NASSCOM-Mercer Gender Inclusivity report 2009 .
RESULTS Dimensions of Question naire Yes No Please Amity Business School Total specify.. 37(74%) Part time job 13(26%) option Welfare activity. incident report tool - 50(100%) Network that 12(24%) look into women issues Flexible work 34(68%) schedules 38(76%) 50(100%) 16(32%) 50(100%) .
Amity Business School Question no. Yes No Please specify Total Counseling for women 32(64%) 18(36%) - 50(100%) Child care 4(8%) 46(92%) - 50(100%) Percentage of female employees 10-15% 5 15-35% 23 35-50% 20 2 others - - 50(100%) .
Amity Business School Question no. Yes No Please specify Total Medical coverage 46(92%) 4(8%) - 50(100%) Equal opportunity employment Work from home 50(100%) - - 50(100%) 29(58%) 21(42%) - 50(100%) .
Amity Business School Question no. Attrition rate of female employees Yes No Please specify - Total 0-10% 31 10-25% 19 - 50(100%) Transfer/reloc 40 (80%) ation Fair appraisal 47(94%) process 10( 20%) - 50(100%) 3(6%) - 50(100%) .
- Total Accommodat 20(40%) ion facility? Pick and drop facility Recreation facilities 27(%) 30(60%) 50(100%) 23(%) - 50(100%) 38(76%) 12(24%) - 50(100%) .Amity Business School Question no.. Yes No Please specify.
Create powerful inclusive team partnerships that create innovative and agile organizations. Enhance organization creativity and productivity Reduced attrition rate Ethical business practices Professionally oriented organization Higher employee productivity Empower women to prepare for leadership roles.CONCLUSION Amity Business School Companies understand Business Imperative of Gender Inclusivity. Create policies and best practices from other countries on correlations between women¶s participation and successful enterprises. .
Laptop and paid Internet at home Shift swapping or Self rostering . will ensure that employees relate on a regular basis. Networking sessions providing regular networking opportunities. (through exclusive website) Facilities for child care (daycare center/crèches) Women¶s calendar Training programs for women after ³on ramping´ to upgrade professional skills. 'Women Darbar' to acknowledge contribution made by them to the organization.RECCOMANDATIONS Business School Amity A women¶s only forum which organizes regular talks etc.
LIMITATIONS OF THEBusiness School Amity STUDY Study is done by using a small sample size which is approximately 10% of the total population The policy reports or documents are confidential and were not available for study. The respondents were reluctant to fill the questionnaire and number of them refused The results in the analysis are approximate percentages and might vary to some extent .
IT IS JUST A RECOGNITION OF THE FACT THAT WOMEN HAVE SOME SPECIAL NEEDS AND ABOUT CRAETING A FORMAL SYSTEM TO ADDRESS THOSE SPECIAL NEEDSµ. .Amity Business School ³ GENDER DIVERSITY IS NOT FOR UPLIFTING WOMEN.
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