Investigating the Effect of Women’s Position on Advancement in the Banking Sector of Bangladesh

  • Mohammad Azizur Rahman Management Studies, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Rafiul Azam Khan Management Studies, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Keywords: Gender, equity, promotion, women position

Abstract

The paper aimed at investigating the existing status and the impact of giving promotion on women’s position in the banking industry. The stud was used purposive sampling on 250 employees serving the public, private and specialized banks. Normal frequency distribution as well as inferential statistics (χ2-test) was applied to analyze data. For examining the effect of the number of promotion received by employees on gender position they hold chi-square test statistic was used. The study reveals that there was 85% of male and 15% of female employees worked in the banking industry. It was observed that female employees worked 16.7% of state-owned commercial (SOBs), 13.5% of private commercial (PCBs), and 13.08% of specialized (SPBs) banks (shown in Table 5). Consequently, a few numbers of female employees were at the senior level. The entry level female employees were 25% of female observed. The study also found that there was a strong association between the women’s position and the number of promotion they up gradated. The study has suggested for managerial as well as policy implications the study suggested for further study to treat equally sustaining in the competitive field of financial institutions.

Int. J. Soc. Sc. Manage. 7(4): 191-197.

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2020-10-29
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Rahman, M. A., & Khan, M. R. A. (2020). Investigating the Effect of Women’s Position on Advancement in the Banking Sector of Bangladesh. International Journal of Social Sciences and Management, 7(4), 191-197. https://doi.org/10.3126/ijssm.v7i4.32483
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