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Male Model of Career

  • By: Mary Blair-Loy & Stacy J. Williams
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

The male model of career in the United States has deep cultural and historical roots in the ideal of the self-made man. The self-made man is a cultural ideal of manhood in which an individual's hard work leads to wealth, status, ...

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