Essay on Robert martin jones case

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Robin Martin-Jones Final Analysis

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In pursuing a career in financial services Robin Martin-Jones went on to start with a fortune 500 company after graduation. Her decision to join a larger firm seems to be motivated by the following, it would offer many opportunities in the way of career advancement. It subsequently leads to Robin being selected to continue in her studies in an MBA program, in which she excelled. Following these events, she seemed to be on track one promotion after another.

In further giving an overview or description, the one thing that is sometimes overlooked is there are dual
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“Other practical glass ceiling matters include unequal pay rates and the idea that women lose out
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on involvement in an organization if they take maternity leave” ( Napikoski). In the end, it just may be the fact that she never got all the companies policies out in the open, but one can be sure no one would have told her raising a family would stunt the growth of her career.

Furthermore, My classmates offered other theories which could be seen as a contributing theory and in the next several paragraphs, these theories will be broken down and discussed.

“Attribution theory states that there are internal and external explanations for work-family and family-work conflict.”(King, 2005). This applies,because it explains that most of the internal reason go back to our understanding of the traditional roles based on society’s and our own individual perceptions. Depending on you learned perception, it can be passed off as that’s the way it is, in a naive way, or a deliberate way, either way it applies to this situation.

Equity Theory, although her feeling of inequity did probably strongly apply in the end. This also played a part in her departure, this was a result of the chain reaction of events, and not the main theory.
For Robin to get to this point she would have had to pass through a multitude of stages created by
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