'She-Conomy': women dominate today's workforce

Published On: Oct 02 2011 04:06:34 PM EDT
Updated On: Sep 19 2011 02:21:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON -

As our economy moves from a manufacturing base to a service and management economy, women are quickly emerging as the dominate force. She-Conomy".

"Definitely in the last nine, ten years there has been a big change," said restaurant owner Maria Trakas Poureymour.

Marketing professor George Belch says the influence of women in today's economy is so profound it has its own name "She-conomy".

Belch said, "Well she-conomy basically refers to the emergence of women as the dominant force of the economy."

Today, women out number men in most college campuses and are equal to men in the workforce. In fact, studies show that women could soon make up a greater percentage of white collar professionals.

According to Belch, ""We are moving from a manufacturing economy to more of a service and a management economy. And as we move there women are better trained to take on those particular positions."

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus