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Changing of the Guard in a Traditionally Male Industry


Source: The New York Times

The announcement that Mary T. Barra will become the first female chief executive of General Motors is more than a human resources changeup. It’s a nod to the changing times.

Her appointment culminates a period when women in the auto industry have been taking over senior roles in traditionally male-dominated areas like purchasing, manufacturing and quality control.

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This entry was posted on December 10, 2013 by in Culture, Gender, Leadership and tagged , , , , .

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