An Overview of Corporate Policies and Practices

  • Donna E. Thompson
  • Nancy DiTomaso
  • David H. Blake
Part of the Plenum Studies in Work and Industry book series (SSWI)


The progress of minorities into top-level management positions has been very slow. As a result, many black managers leave the corporate world and start their own businesses (e.g., Hymowitz, 1984). In his discussion of these low-advancement prospects, Carnevale (1985) suggested that a two-track career system exists for blacks with a relatively small group of “haves” and a larger group of “have-nots.”


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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donna E. Thompson
    • 1
  • Nancy DiTomaso
    • 1
  • David H. Blake
    • 1
  1. 1.Rutgers Graduate School of ManagementNewarkUSA

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