WOMEN EXECUTIVES: Plenty in Tchambuli -- Few in the U. S.


WHEN the U.S. male catches the 8:05 to the office, he escapes from a world in which he has long ceased to be undisputed master, and into a region where he is still very much the boss. Outwardly, but only outwardly, American business has become strongly feminized. Industrial giants get down on their knees before the woman shopper, promising to love, honor and obey. The U.S. office landscape is full of wire bras, pancake makeup, and clouds of Chanel No. 5 rising from filing cabinets. Of the total U.S. labor force of 63 million, nearly one-third are women, twice...

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