EXISTENCE OF GLASS CEILING IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITY, RIAU INDONESIA, WERE THEY BEING OBSTRUCTED?

  • Tessa Shasrini University Islamic of Riau
  • Happy Wulandari University Islamic of Riau
Keywords: Glass Ceiling, Private University, Obstacle

Abstract

Glass ceiling is an invisible obstacles in organization which avoiding minority that usually women, to reach top management or advance their career. Generally inequity felt by women in Indonesia even they were competent. According to the data there are 92 public universities and 3.142 private universities in Indonesia, but there were only 4 women chancellor. This research wanted to see deeper in a particular area that was Pekanbaru city in Riau, Indonesia. Which is there is one woman as a chancellor from 6 universities in this city. Subject took from 4 private universities because there were many than public universities so the data taken will be more valid. From here researcher wanted to see whether the women have been obstructed or not. The result, glass ceiling happened but it because the internal factor of the women themselves instead from others. Their character had tendency to put people came first especially men and seniority status also highly exist in this situation. So, that was why in this research, desire of the women were in modest level even they full fill the requirements to be in that position.

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Published
2017-10-15
How to Cite
Shasrini, T., & Wulandari, H. (2017). EXISTENCE OF GLASS CEILING IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITY, RIAU INDONESIA, WERE THEY BEING OBSTRUCTED?. Proceedings of the World Conference on Media and Mass Communication, 2(1), 77-81. https://doi.org/10.17501/medcom.2017.2109