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Restructuring Women’s Employment in British Petroleum

  • Marilyn Davidson
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Abstract

An Equal Opportunities Audit in BP (UK) aimed at analysing women’s current position in the company in order to identify any reasons for job segregation and blocks to career progression is described in this chapter. Based on the findings of this study, recommendations for a programme of positive action are presented (some of which have already been initiated by BP).

Keywords

Positive Action Maternity Leave Female Graduate Female Secretary Female Professional 
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© Diane Elson and Ruth Pearson 1989

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  • Marilyn Davidson

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