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|Title:||Lawyers' Professional Careers: Increasing Women's Inclusion in the Partnership of the Firm|
|Authors:||Pinnington, Ashly H.|
|Series/Report no.:||Gender, Work & Organization|
|Abstract:||Despite a huge increase in the number of women lawyers employed in professional service firms (PSFs) over the last four decades, the proportion of women at partnership level has changed at a much slower rate. This article investigates men's and women's understandings of women's careers and promotion to equity partner. The findings show that one reason why few women advance to equity partner level is that both men and women understand this role as requiring them to privilege work considerations over family. We recommend that PSF researchers and practitioners reflect more on the management of diversity and alternative work arrangements and organization.|
|Appears in Collections:||Pinnington, Ashly|
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