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Malay translation: siling kaca

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English term or phrase:glass ceiling
Malay translation:siling kaca
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12:38 Feb 3, 2009
English to Malay translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Additional field(s): Human Resources, Management
English term or phrase: glass ceiling
Definition from inmotionmagazine.com:
Glass ceilings are the artificial barriers that deny women and minorities the opportunity to advance within their careers

Example sentence(s):
  • Even before The Wall Street Journal coined the term "glass ceiling" 20 years ago, researchers debated why women seldom reach the highest ranks in business. Forbes.com
  • "Although we weren't able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time, it's got about 18 million cracks in it," Hillary Clinton told a huge rally of supporters at the National Building Museum in Washington. smh.com.au
  • The potential is there for women to achieve an equal footing with men, but the social mores and male attitudes make an effective barrier to women rising above a certain point; this tendency brings to mind a glass ceiling. Feminism and Women's Studies
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siling kaca
Definition:
siling atau sekatan berasaskan sikap berat sebelah di tempat kerja yang menghalang kemajuan dan peningkatan wanita dan kelompok minoriti daripada mecapai jawatan kepimpinan / jawatan berkuasa.
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yam2u
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
siling kaca


Definition from Own translation from English definition:
siling atau sekatan berasaskan sikap berat sebelah di tempat kerja yang menghalang kemajuan dan peningkatan wanita dan kelompok minoriti daripada mecapai jawatan kepimpinan / jawatan berkuasa.

Example sentence(s):
  • Article: Wanita bekerjaya tidak teragak-agak sabotaj rakan ... “Wanita tidak mewujudkan siling kaca yang menjadi penghalang yang mengehadkan wanita untuk meningkatkan keupayaan diri mereka, tetapi merekalah yang mengekalkan siling kaca itu,” kata saintis Shannon L Goodson dari Amerika pada 2008. Itu adalah sebahagian daripada kandungan buku baru beliau berjudul The Psychology of Sales Call Reluctance yang membuat perbandingan terhadap hampir 11,500 wanita profesional dan 16,700 lelaki dari 34 negara. - Googled page  
yam2u
United States
Local time: 12:07
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8

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Yes  Nordianah Ahmad
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  -> thanks, nordianah!

Yes  Ramona Ali
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  -> thanks, mona!

Yes  applesmiles: good translation, yan2u.
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