Thesis topic proposal
Márta Konczosné Szombathelyi
Gender in management


Institute: Széchenyi István University, Győr
business and management
Doctoral School of Regional Sciences and Business Administration

Thesis supervisor: Márta Konczosné Szombathelyi
Location of studies (in Hungarian): Széchenyi István University
Abbreviation of location of studies: SZE

Description of the research topic:

Girls’ careers in tech and IT? – for the equity of chances the equity of genders is needed. On
the one hand, young females – talented on the STEM fields ‒ should be attracted to the
technical-engineering and IT areas due to the significant shortage of labour force in these
fields. On the other hand, although the female management activities generating increasing
innovation / competitiveness, female employees encounter numerous hindering factors if they
choose technical-engineering and IT qualifications tracks in higher education and undertake
jobs in these fields which, in principle, are expected to secure better career advancement and
payment both for males and females.

Required language skills: English
Number of students who can be accepted: 2

Deadline for application: 2019-12-31

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