Document Type : Research Article
Glass ceiling has been widely used which denotes barriers which are both visible and invisible that stop any women from progressing to further top positions. In the present research paper it has been tried to identify whether glass ceiling exist in the organization and whether it prevents the female to rise higher in their respective field and whether they are happy with the current scenario.
An empirical research has been conducted to get an idea about the existence of Glass Ceiling and its effect on efficiency of women’s progression in the Organisation. The literature review has been carried out to trace the layers of glass ceiling and identify the difference ( if any ) exist between the leadership style of male and female.
It is found in this research that there exist glass ceiling in the organization and its sources traced from social norms, corporate practice, family obligation and within mind of the women. In this paper it has also been identified that there is a difference in the leadership style of male and female and it is interesting to note that respondents of this research paper have preferred female in the higher position. However, it is pertinent to note that everybody feels that glass ceiling should be removed so that organizational success can be ensured and it recommended strongly that both organization and women should take some steps to remove the glass ceiling and women should be empowered to climb the ladder of success in their respective field of work.
In the present research only few private and public sectors are covered and it is necessary that more comprehensive research can be carried out and further relationship between organization culture and existence of glass ceiling can be assessed to have proper understanding of glass ceiling and its impact on the growth of the organisation