Sources of Minority Underrepresentation in Corporate Employment
The purpose of this chapter is to provide a context for understanding the attainments of minorities and, in particular, the career prospects of minority individuals in large corporations. The account I will provide emphasizes the limitations on what corporations can do to increase minority employment in high occupational positions but also suggests strategies that business organizations should follow to promote equity. Further, I note what minority individuals must themselves do in order to be situated favorably with respect to corporate careers.
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